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Ceja Family History

Ceja Name Meaning

Spanish: from a common field name or a habitational name from any of various minor places called Ceja Yecla in Aragon.

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


Similar surnames: Cesa, Cea, Pera, Vera, Tena, Mesa, Cuba, Cueva, Bea, Vega

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Where is the Ceja family from?

You can see how Ceja families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ceja family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 5 Ceja families living in Texas. This was about 38% of all the recorded Ceja's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Ceja families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ceja surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ceja ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Ceja. 65% of Ceja 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
    65%
  • Labor
    22%
  • Moulder
    15%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ceja. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ceja 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ceja. 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 182 military records available for the last name Ceja. For the veterans among your Ceja ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ceja lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Ceja life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Ceja in 1964 was 33, and 63 in 2004.

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