Guastella Family History

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Guastella Name Meaning

Southern Italian: according to Caracausi, from Sicilian guastedda ‘focaccia’ (flat loaf) (from Old French gastel, or rather Norman French guastel, wastel), presumably a metonymic occupational name for a baker or perhaps a nickname for a thin person. Alternatively, it may be derived from some minor place name.

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


Similar surnames: Stella, Guttilla, Castello, Patella, Castell, Cannella, Martello

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Guastella Family Origin

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Guastella Family Occupations

What did your Guastella ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Guastella. 15% of Guastella men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Guastella women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Guastella were New Worker and Dress Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    15%
  • Baker
    4%
  • Bricklayer
    4%
  • New Worker
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    14%
  • Stenographer
    6%
  • Cigar Maker
    4%
  • Dress Operator
    4%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Guastella Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Guastella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guastella 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Guastella. 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 476 military records available for the last name Guastella. For the veterans among your Guastella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Guastella Life Expectancy

What is the average Guastella lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Guastella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Guastella in 1943 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

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