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La Macchia Name Meaning

Italian: topographic name from the definite article la + macchia ‘thicket’, ‘scrub’. Scrub country was notorious as a hiding place for bandits, and this may be the true meaning of the surname. The phrase alla macchia means ‘secretly’ or ‘clandestinely’.

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


Similar surnames: Macchia, La Civita, Laguardia, Lariccia, La Fazia, Mandracchia

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You can see how La Macchia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The La Macchia family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 La Macchia families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded La Macchia's in the USA. New York had the highest population of La Macchia families in 1920.
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There are 345 census records available for the last name La Macchia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, La Macchia census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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There are 129 military records available for the last name La Macchia. For the veterans among your La Macchia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average La Macchia lifespan?

Between 1977 and 2000, in the United States, La Macchia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for La Macchia in 1977 was 71, and 89 in 2000.

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