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Celestin Name Meaning

French (Célestin): from the personal name Célestin, a pet form of Céleste (see Celeste).

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


Similar surnames: Celeste, Celestine, Celestino, Faletti, Valentin, Gelston, Colston

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Where is the Celestin family from?

You can see how Celestin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Celestin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Celestin families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Celestin families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Celestin's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Celestin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Celestin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Celestin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Celestin. 40% of Celestin men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Celestin women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Celestin were Helper and Maid.

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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
    40%
  • Farmer
    33%
  • Labor
    9%
  • Helper
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • Maid
    15%
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What Celestin family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Celestin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Celestin 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 707 immigration records available for the last name Celestin. 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 461 military records available for the last name Celestin. For the veterans among your Celestin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Celestin lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Celestin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Celestin in 1955 was 30, and 68 in 2004.

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