Napoli Family History

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Napoli Name Meaning

Southern Italian: habitational name from the Campanian city of Naples, now the third largest city in Italy. The place name, Italian Napoli, Latin Neapolis, is from Greek nea ‘new’ + polis ‘city’. It was an ancient Greek colony taken over by the Romans in the 4th century bc.

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

Similar surnames: Natoli, Napoles, Campoli, Poli, Nespoli, Davoli, Bagnoli, Nicoli

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Napoli Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Napoli name?

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

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


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Napoli Family Origin

Where is the Napoli family from?

Napoli Family Occupations

What did your Napoli ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Napoli occupation in the USA was Keeps Fruit Stand. 50% of Napoli's were Keeps Fruit Stands. Keeps Fruit Stand and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Napoli.

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  • Keeps Fruit Stand

  • Laborer


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

Napoli Historical Records

What Napoli family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Napoli. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Napoli 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Napoli. 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 Napoli. For the veterans among your Napoli ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Napoli Life Expectancy

What is the average Napoli lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Napoli life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Napoli in 1945 was 27, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Napoli

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Napoli 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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