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Marcella Family History

Marcella Name Meaning

Italian (southern): from the personal name feminine form of Marcello .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Marcello, Marcell, Marcelle, Martella, Marcelli, Marella, Marzella

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Where is the Marcella family from?

You can see how Marcella families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marcella family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Marcella families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Marcella family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Marcella's in USA. New York had the highest population of Marcella families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Marcella surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Marcella ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Marcella. 30% of Marcella men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Marcella women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marcella were Truck Driver and Waitress. .

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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
    30%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Proprietor
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    24%
  • Operator
    14%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Waitress
    11%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Marcella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marcella 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 877 immigration records available for the last name Marcella. 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 558 military records available for the last name Marcella. For the veterans among your Marcella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marcella lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Marcella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Marcella in 1958 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

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