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Cecilio Family History

Cecilio Name Meaning

Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian: from the personal name Cecilio, from Latin name C(a)ecilius, a derivative of caecus ‘blind’.

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

Similar surnames: Cecil, Celio, Camilo, Pacilio, Camillo, Gilio, Cirilo, Sicilia

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Where is the Cecilio family from?

You can see how Cecilio families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cecilio family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Cecilio families living in California. This was about 17% of all the recorded Cecilio's in the USA. California had the highest population of Cecilio families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cecilio surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cecilio ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cecilio. 39% of Cecilio men worked as a Laborer.

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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
  • Labrador
  • Artist
  • Plumber

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
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What Cecilio family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 886 census records available for the last name Cecilio. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cecilio 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 781 immigration records available for the last name Cecilio. 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 136 military records available for the last name Cecilio. For the veterans among your Cecilio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cecilio lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Cecilio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cecilio in 1964 was 76, and 95 in 2004.

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