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Coda Name Meaning

Italian (Piedmont): topographic name for someone who lived on a long, narrow piece of land, from coda ‘tail’ (Latin cauda).

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


Similar surnames: Cona, Cuda, Roda, Codd, Voda, Cola, Corda, Cova, Boda, Coca

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Where is the Coda family from?

You can see how Coda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Coda family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Coda families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Coda families living in Tennessee. This was about 40% of all the recorded Coda's in the USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Coda families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Coda surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Coda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Coda. 16% of Coda men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Coda women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coda were Waiter and Teacher.

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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
    16%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Cook
    9%
  • Waiter
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    17%
  • Waitress
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Teacher
    17%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Coda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coda 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Coda. 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 653 military records available for the last name Coda. For the veterans among your Coda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Coda lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Coda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Coda in 1963 was 77, and 70 in 2004.

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