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Gazzola Family History

Gazzola Name Meaning

Italian:: nickname for someone considered to resemble a magpie in some way: possibly a person known for chattering or pilfering from a diminutive of gazza ‘magpie’. habitational name from Gazzola a place in Piacenza province.

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


Similar surnames: Gazzo, Parola, Razza, Arzola, Mazzola, Azcona, Gola, Gazzara, Galla

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Where is the Gazzola family from?

You can see how Gazzola families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gazzola family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Gazzola families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Gazzola families living in New York. This was about 73% of all the recorded Gazzola's in USA. New York had the highest population of Gazzola families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gazzola surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gazzola ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gazzola. 19% of Gazzola men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Gazzola women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gazzola were Waiter and Saleslady. .

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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
    19%
  • Farm Hand
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Waiter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    34%
  • Housewife
    27%
  • Stock Clerk
    14%
  • Saleslady
    14%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gazzola. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gazzola 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 Gazzola. 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 298 military records available for the last name Gazzola. For the veterans among your Gazzola ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gazzola lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gazzola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gazzola in 1956 was 58, and 67 in 2004.

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