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Cefalo Name Meaning

from Greek kephale ‘head’, applied as a nickname, probably for someone whose head was of a distinctive shape or size. The word also denotes a kind of mullet, and may have been a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman. derogatory nickname meaning ‘idiot’, from medieval Latin cephalus, of the same etymology as 1.

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

Similar surnames: Cefalu, Cecala, Ceraso, Cerino, Call, Kefalas, Cesaro, Cano, Cuello

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Cefalo Family Origin

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Cefalo Family Occupations

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Cefalo Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Cefalo Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Cefalo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Cefalo in 1959 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

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