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Cona Family History

Cona Name Meaning

Italian: topographic name for someone who lived by a roadside shrine, from icona ‘icon’, ‘sacred image’, with loss of the first syllable.

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


Similar surnames: Coda, Conca, Cena, Zona, Cova, Dona, Bona, Lona, Cola, Coca

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Where is the Cona family from?

You can see how Cona families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cona family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Cona families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Cona families living in New York. This was about 40% of all the recorded Cona's in the USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Cona families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cona surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cona ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Finnisher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cona. 24% of Cona men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Cona women worked as a Finnisher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cona were Longshoreman and Grocer.

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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
    24%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Longshoreman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Finnisher
    14%
  • Nurse
    14%
  • Typist
    14%
  • Grocer
    9%
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What Cona family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cona. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cona 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 878 immigration records available for the last name Cona. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Cona. For the veterans among your Cona ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cona lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Cona life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Cona in 1963 was 75, and 75 in 2004.

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