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Cavaretta Family History

Cavaretta Name Meaning

Italian (Calabria): occupational name from Sicilian cavaretta cavarettu ‘warder (night) watchman’ (from medieval Latin gavarretus).

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


Similar surnames: Ciavarella, Carretta, Accetta, Calabretta, Carabetta, Barrett

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Where is the Cavaretta family from?

You can see how Cavaretta families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cavaretta family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 4 Cavaretta families living in Massachusetts. This was about 22% of all the recorded Cavaretta's in USA. Massachusetts and 1 other state had the highest population of Cavaretta families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cavaretta surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cavaretta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cavaretta. 25% of Cavaretta men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Cavaretta women worked as a Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Picker
    10%
  • New Worker
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    100%
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What Cavaretta family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 519 census records available for the last name Cavaretta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cavaretta census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 180 immigration records available for the last name Cavaretta. 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 Cards

There are 340 military records available for the last name Cavaretta. For the veterans among your Cavaretta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cavaretta lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Cavaretta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Cavaretta in 1952 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

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