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Celestino Name Meaning

Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian: from the personal name Celestino, a derivative of Latin caelestris ‘heavenly’. It was a popular name among early Christians and was the name of several popes, including Celestino V (c. 1215–96), the founder of a religious order known as the Celestines.

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


Similar surnames: Celeste, Celestin, Tolentino, Cerino, Crispino, Valentine, Valentin

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Where is the Celestino family from?

You can see how Celestino families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Celestino family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Celestino families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Celestino families living in Arizona. This was about 40% of all the recorded Celestino's in the USA. Arizona and 1 other state had the highest population of Celestino families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Celestino surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Celestino ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Celestino. 32% of Celestino men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Celestino women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Celestino were Carpenter and Factory Worker.

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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
    32%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator
    22%
  • Seamstress
    22%
  • Grade Teacher
    15%
  • Factory Worker
    15%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Celestino. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Celestino 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 Celestino. 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 395 military records available for the last name Celestino. For the veterans among your Celestino ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Celestino lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Celestino life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Celestino in 1959 was 49, and 59 in 2004.

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