Modena Family History

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Modena Name Meaning

Italian and Jewish (from Italy): habitational name from the city of Modena in Emilia-Romagna.

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


Similar surnames: Modica, Morea, Medina, Mena, Model, Codina, Madera, Morden, Molina

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Modena Family Origin

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Modena Family Occupations

What did your Modena ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Musician and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Modena. The most common Modena occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Modena's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Modena family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Musician

    29%
  • Day Laborer

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%

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

Modena Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Modena. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Modena census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Modena

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Modena. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Modena. For the veterans among your Modena ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Modena Life Expectancy

What is the average Modena lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Modena life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Modena in 1961 was 40, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Modena

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Modena 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.

Famous Modena Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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