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Colavecchio Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from the personal name Cola + vecchio ‘old’, hence a nickname meaning ‘old Nicholas’.

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


Similar surnames: Del Vecchio, Lo Vecchio, Colicchio, Colaneri, Colarusso, La Vecchia

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Where is the Colavecchio family from?

You can see how Colavecchio families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Colavecchio family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Colavecchio families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Colavecchio families living in Rhode Island. This was about 37% of all the recorded Colavecchio's in the USA. Rhode Island had the highest population of Colavecchio families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Colavecchio surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Colavecchio ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Colavecchio. 62% of Colavecchio men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Colavecchio women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Colavecchio were Proprietor and Seamstress.

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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
    62%
  • Carpenter
    24%
  • Proprietor
    16%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    43%
  • Housewife
    29%
  • Seamstress
    29%
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Census Records

There are 740 census records available for the last name Colavecchio. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Colavecchio 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 338 immigration records available for the last name Colavecchio. 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 227 military records available for the last name Colavecchio. For the veterans among your Colavecchio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Colavecchio lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Colavecchio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Colavecchio in 1953 was 37, and 71 in 2004.

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