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Parodi Name Meaning

Italian (mainly central Liguria and Genoa): habitational name from Parodi Ligure in Alessandria region. There are early forms of the place name and surname spelt with -l- instead of -r- (e.g. Castrum Palodium, 12th century), a characteristic of Ligurian dialect. This name is now found in Mexico and South America.

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

Similar surnames: Pardi, Sardi, Paradis, Parola, Pardo, Parody, Caridi, Hari, Parady

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Where is the Parodi family from?

You can see how Parodi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Parodi family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Parodi families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Parodi family living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Parodi's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Parodi families in 1840.
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What did your Parodi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Parodi. 25% of Parodi men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Parodi women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Parodi were Salesman and Clerical.

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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
  • Truck Driver
  • Janitor
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Secretary
  • Milliner
  • Clerical
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Parodi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parodi 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Parodi. 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 549 military records available for the last name Parodi. For the veterans among your Parodi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Parodi lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Parodi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Parodi in 1953 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

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