Martinelli Family History

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Martinelli Name Meaning

Italian: from a pet form of the personal name Martino.

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

Similar surnames: Marinello, Martinell, Martinetti, Marinelli, Mattiello, Minelli

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Martinelli Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Martinelli name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Martinelli. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Italy


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Germanic Europe


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Martinelli Family Origin

Where is the Martinelli family from?

Martinelli Family Occupations

What did your Martinelli ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Martinelli occupation in the USA was Laborer. 31% of Martinelli's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Martinelli family was Dairyman. Laborer, Butter Maker and Cook were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Martinelli.

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  • Laborer

  • Butter Maker

  • Cook

  • Dairyman


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Martinelli ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Martinelli Historical Records

What Martinelli family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Martinelli. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Martinelli 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Martinelli. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Martinelli. For the veterans among your Martinelli ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Martinelli Life Expectancy

What is the average Martinelli lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Martinelli life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Martinelli in 1946 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Martinelli

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Martinelli ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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