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Cesa Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from any of various places called Cesa or Cese, for example Cesa in Caserta province, Campania (Latin Caesa), named with a derivative of caedere ‘to cut’, denoting a place cleared of wood.

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


Similar surnames: Mesa, Ceja, Pera, Cea, Casa, Cota, Ceresa, Cuesta, Cena, Sessa

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Where is the Cesa family from?

You can see how Cesa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cesa family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Cesa families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 5 Cesa families living in Ohio. This was about 20% of all the recorded Cesa's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Cesa families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cesa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cesa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Coal Miner and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cesa. 31% of Cesa men worked as a Coal Miner and 50% of Cesa women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cesa were New Worker and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Coal Miner
    31%
  • Laborer
    27%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • New Worker
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Machine Operator
    50%
  • Stenographer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 725 census records available for the last name Cesa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cesa 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 326 immigration records available for the last name Cesa. 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 349 military records available for the last name Cesa. For the veterans among your Cesa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cesa lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Cesa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Cesa in 1959 was 45, and 80 in 2004.

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