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Ciardi Name Meaning

Italian (southern): patronymic or plural form of the medieval personal name Ciardo a short form of names such as Acciardo Guicciardo or Ricciardo.

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


Similar surnames: Cieri, Cardo, Cordi, Ilardi, Chard, Gilardi, Girardi, Pari, Cifaldi

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Where is the Ciardi family from?

You can see how Ciardi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ciardi family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Ciardi families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 5 Ciardi families living in Massachusetts. This was about 29% of all the recorded Ciardi's in USA. Massachusetts and 1 other state had the highest population of Ciardi families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ciardi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ciardi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ciardi. 35% of Ciardi men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Ciardi women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ciardi were Clerk 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

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Machine Operator
    15%
  • House Painter
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    28%
  • Seamstress
    19%
  • Winder
    19%
  • Stenographer
    19%
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Census Records

There are 697 census records available for the last name Ciardi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ciardi 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 473 immigration records available for the last name Ciardi. 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 323 military records available for the last name Ciardi. For the veterans among your Ciardi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ciardi lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ciardi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Ciardi in 1962 was 74, and 76 in 2004.

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