Cepeda Family History

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Cepeda Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Cepeda in Salamanca province or Cepeda la Mora in Ávila province, named from cepeda, a collective of cepa ‘tree stump’, ‘stock’ (from Latin cippus ‘pillar’).

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

Similar surnames: Sepeda, Tejeda, Ojeda, Zepeda, Tejera, Cerda, Ceresa, Merida, Cesena

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Cepeda Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Cepeda name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Cepeda. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • Portugal


  • England & Wales


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


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Cepeda Family Origin

Where is the Cepeda family from?

Cepeda Family Occupations

What did your Cepeda ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cepeda occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 100% of Cepeda's were Cigar Makers.

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  • Cigar Maker


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Cepeda Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Cepeda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cepeda census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Cepeda. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Cepeda. For the veterans among your Cepeda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cepeda Life Expectancy

What is the average Cepeda lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Cepeda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Cepeda in 1954 was 45, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cepeda

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cepeda ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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