Cicero Family History

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Cicero Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from cicero ‘pea’ (Latin cicer, ciceris ‘chickpea’, ‘lentil’), possibly a metonymic occupational name for someone who grew or sold peas, or perhaps as a nickname for someone with a carbuncle or pimple. The Roman republican lawyer and statesman Cicero was so named because he had a growth resembling a chickpea on his face.

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

Similar surnames: Cecere, Ciervo, Cicio, Ribera, Lier, Comer, Dice, Citro, Rivero

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Cicero Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Cicero name?

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

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Cicero Family Origin

Where is the Cicero family from?

Cicero Family Occupations

What did your Cicero ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cicero family was Cloth Cutter. The most common Cicero occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Cicero's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cicero.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Butcher

  • Cloth Cutter


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

Cicero Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Cicero. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cicero 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Cicero. 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 Cicero. For the veterans among your Cicero ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cicero Life Expectancy

What is the average Cicero lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Cicero life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Cicero in 1955 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cicero 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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