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Cetta Family History

Cetta Name Meaning

from Albanian {C,}etta; çetë is the Albanian word for ‘tribe’ or ‘group’. The application of this word as a surname is unclear. habitational name from a place so named in Triora in Imperia province. possibly from a feminine form of Cetti, from Old Tuscan Cettus, a pet form of a personal name ending in -cettus.

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


Similar surnames: Cotta, Petta, Nett, Motta, Cuesta, Matta, Cota, Betti, Costa, Resta

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Where is the Cetta family from?

You can see how Cetta families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cetta family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Cetta families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Cetta families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Cetta's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Cetta families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cetta surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cetta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cetta. 34% of Cetta men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Cetta women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cetta were Salesman and Operator.

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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
    34%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Carpenter
    15%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    34%
  • Packer
    34%
  • Operator
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cetta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cetta 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 536 immigration records available for the last name Cetta. 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 197 military records available for the last name Cetta. For the veterans among your Cetta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cetta lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Cetta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Cetta in 1949 was 43, and 69 in 2004.

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