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Celona Family History

Celona Name Meaning

from a derivative of Celi. (northern Italian) habitational name for someone from Celona, Italian name of Châlons-sur-Marne in France, which was named as the seat of a Gaulish tribe recorded in Latin sources as Catalauni. (southern Italian) nickname from Greek khelone ‘turtle’.

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


Similar surnames: Corona, Lona, Perna, Verona, Delong, Celia, Calo, Cesena, Cena

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Where is the Celona family from?

You can see how Celona families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Celona family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Celona families living in Massachusetts. This was about 21% of all the recorded Celona's in the USA. Massachusetts and 1 other state had the highest population of Celona families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Celona surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Celona ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Celona. 20% of Celona men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Celona women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Celona were Machinist and Teacher.

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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
    20%
  • Watchman
    12%
  • Finisher
    12%
  • Machinist
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Mounting
    17%
  • Inspector
    17%
  • Teacher
    17%
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What Celona family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 884 census records available for the last name Celona. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Celona 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 633 immigration records available for the last name Celona. 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 249 military records available for the last name Celona. For the veterans among your Celona ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Celona lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Celona life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Celona in 1959 was 63, and 78 in 2004.

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