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Parrotta Name Meaning

Italian: from a derivative of the personal name Parro.

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


Similar surnames: Perrotta, Parrott, Margotta, Arlotta, Parrot, Perrotto, Perretta

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Where is the Parrotta family from?

You can see how Parrotta families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Parrotta family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Parrotta families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 6 Parrotta families living in New Jersey. This was about 20% of all the recorded Parrotta's in the USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Parrotta families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Parrotta surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Parrotta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Winder were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Parrotta. 40% of Parrotta men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Parrotta women worked as a Winder. Some less common occupations for Americans named Parrotta were Foreman and Clerk.

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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
    40%
  • New Worker
    30%
  • Mechanic
    10%
  • Foreman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Winder
    50%
  • Clerk
    50%
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What Parrotta family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 689 census records available for the last name Parrotta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parrotta 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 477 immigration records available for the last name Parrotta. 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 190 military records available for the last name Parrotta. For the veterans among your Parrotta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Parrotta lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Parrotta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Parrotta in 1956 was 32, and 88 in 2004.

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