Contessa Family History

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Contessa Name Meaning

from contessa ‘countess’, feminine form of Conte. habitational name from Contessa Entellina in Palermo province, Sicily, which until 1875 was called simply Contessa.

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


Similar surnames: Montesi, Latessa, Countess, Montella, Conte, Canosa, Contreras

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Contessa Family Origin

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Contessa Family Occupations

What did your Contessa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Contessa occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Contessa's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    100%

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Contessa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Contessa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Contessa 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Contessa. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Contessa. For the veterans among your Contessa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Contessa Life Expectancy

What is the average Contessa lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Contessa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Contessa in 1963 was 63, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Contessa 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.

Famous Contessa Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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