Cavallo Family History

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Cavallo Name Meaning

Italian: metonymic occupational name for a man in charge of horses, perhaps also a nickname for someone supposedly resembling a horse, from cavallo ‘horse’ (Late Latin caballus ‘gelding’).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Cabello, Cavalli, Cavallaro, Capaldo, Covell, Mallo, Vasallo, Camillo

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Cavallo Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Cavallo name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Cavallo. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Germanic Europe


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Cavallo Family Origin

Where is the Cavallo family from?

Cavallo Family Occupations

What did your Cavallo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Musician and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Cavallo. The most common Cavallo occupation in the USA was Musician. 50% of Cavallo's were Musicians.

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  • Musician

  • Tailor


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cavallo ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cavallo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Cavallo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cavallo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Cavallo. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Cavallo. For the veterans among your Cavallo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cavallo Life Expectancy

What is the average Cavallo lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Cavallo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1943. The average life expectancy for Cavallo in 1943 was 115, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cavallo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cavallo ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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