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Panetta Family History

Panetta Name Meaning

Italian:: nickname from a diminutive of pane ‘bread’ perhaps for a baker. habitational name from Panetta in Ciociaria or Panetta Inferiore a ward of Villa Latina in Frosinone province.

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


Similar surnames: Panetti, Panella, Saletta, Rametta, Lanzetta, Conetta, Pagnotta

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Where is the Panetta family from?

You can see how Panetta families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Panetta family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Panetta families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 18 Panetta families living in New York. This was about 24% of all the recorded Panetta's in USA. New York had the highest population of Panetta families in 1920.
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What did your Panetta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Panetta. 41% of Panetta men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Panetta women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Panetta were Furrier 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
    41%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • New Worker
    7%
  • Furrier
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    25%
  • Saleslady
    20%
  • Tie Maker
    15%
  • Waitress
    10%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Panetta. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Panetta. For the veterans among your Panetta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Panetta lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Panetta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Panetta in 1950 was 37, and 68 in 2004.

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