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Patania Name Meaning

Italian: variant of Platania.

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


Similar surnames: Platania, Catania, Papania, Panza, Palange, Palaia, Pagani, Patane

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Where is the Patania family from?

You can see how Patania families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Patania family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Patania families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Patania family living in California. This was about 50% of all the recorded Patania's in the USA. California and 1 other state had the highest population of Patania families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Patania surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Patania ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Patania. 54% of Patania men worked as a Laborer.

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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
    54%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Fisherman
    14%
  • Commercial Fisherman
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    100%
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What Patania family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 497 census records available for the last name Patania. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Patania 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 361 immigration records available for the last name Patania. 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 142 military records available for the last name Patania. For the veterans among your Patania ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Patania lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Patania life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Patania in 1964 was 79, and 72 in 2004.

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