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Cornacchia Family History

Cornacchia Name Meaning

Italian: from cornacchia ‘crow’, ‘jackdaw’, applied as a nickname for a talkative person or someone thought to resemble a crow or jackdaw in some other way.

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


Similar surnames: Pennacchio, Porchia, Coccia, Orecchio, Bracci, Torchia, Recchia

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Where is the Cornacchia family from?

You can see how Cornacchia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cornacchia family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Cornacchia families living in California. This was about 17% of all the recorded Cornacchia's in the USA. California and 2 other states had the highest population of Cornacchia families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cornacchia surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cornacchia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cornacchia. 58% of Cornacchia men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Cornacchia women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cornacchia were Moulder 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
    58%
  • Truck Driver
    15%
  • Machinist
    15%
  • Moulder
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    34%
  • New Worker
    34%
  • Seamstress
    34%
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Census Records

There are 966 census records available for the last name Cornacchia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cornacchia 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 790 immigration records available for the last name Cornacchia. 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 272 military records available for the last name Cornacchia. For the veterans among your Cornacchia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cornacchia lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Cornacchia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Cornacchia in 1963 was 72, and 85 in 2004.

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