Cesar Family History

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Cesar Name Meaning

French and Portuguese (César); from the personal name César, French and Portuguese equivalent of Caesar (see Cesare). Slovenian and Croatian (northern Croatia): from cesar ‘emperor’, nickname for a person who behaved in an imperious manner or for an administrative official in the service of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

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

Similar surnames: Caesar, Cisar, Cesare, Ceasar, Char, Cesaro, Lesar, Cesarz, Clar

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Cesar Family Origin

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Cesar Family Occupations

What did your Cesar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cesar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Cesar's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cesar family was Wages. Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cesar.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • At Home

  • Wages


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cesar ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cesar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Cesar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cesar 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Cesar. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Cesar. For the veterans among your Cesar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cesar Life Expectancy

What is the average Cesar lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Cesar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Cesar in 1962 was 73, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cesar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cesar 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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