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Cece Name Meaning

Italian: from cece, cecio ‘chick pea’ (from Latin cicero), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of chick peas, or a nickname for a man with a growth or lump on his face. Hungarian: from the medieval ecclesiastical name Cecilián, from Latin Caecilius, or from a pet form of the female personal name Cecília.

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


Similar surnames: Vece, Beck, Cech, Croce, Pesce, Ceci, Deck, Pere, Cera, Bee

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Where is the Cece family from?

You can see how Cece families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cece family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1891 and 1920. The most Cece families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 4 Cece families living in New Jersey. This was about 29% of all the recorded Cece's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Cece families in 1920.
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What did your Cece ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Press Hand were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cece. 37% of Cece men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Cece women worked as a Press Hand. .

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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
    37%
  • New Worker
    16%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Chauffeur
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Press Hand
    100%
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Census Records

There are 892 census records available for the last name Cece. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cece 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 547 immigration records available for the last name Cece. 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 198 military records available for the last name Cece. For the veterans among your Cece ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cece lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Cece life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cece in 1960 was 51, and 92 in 2004.

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