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Cristina Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from the female personal name Cristina, a continuation of the Latin personal name Christina, derived from Latin Christus ‘Christ’.

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


Similar surnames: Crispino, Cristiano, Crispin, Christina, Cristo, Frisina, Tristan

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Where is the Cristina family from?

You can see how Cristina families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cristina family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Cristina families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Cristina families living in Indiana. This was about 70% of all the recorded Cristina's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Cristina families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cristina surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cristina ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cristina. 25% of Cristina men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Cristina women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cristina were Salesman and Dressmaker.

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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
    25%
  • Stair Builder
    13%
  • Manager
    10%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    50%
  • Dressmaker
    50%
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What Cristina family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cristina. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cristina 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 Cristina. 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 344 military records available for the last name Cristina. For the veterans among your Cristina ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cristina lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Cristina life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Cristina in 1961 was 52, and 68 in 2004.

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