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Potenza Name Meaning

Southern Italian: habitational name from Potenza in Basilicata.

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


Similar surnames: Cosenza, Brienza, Provenza, Panza, Penna, Maenza, Portera, Portella

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Potenza Family Origin

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Potenza Family Occupations

What did your Potenza ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Merchant and Sells Soda Water were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Potenza. The most common Potenza occupation in the USA was Merchant. 50% of Potenza's were Merchants.

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  • Merchant

    50%
  • Sells Soda Water

    50%

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Potenza Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Potenza. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Potenza 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Potenza. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Potenza. For the veterans among your Potenza ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Potenza Life Expectancy

What is the average Potenza lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Potenza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Potenza in 1957 was 52, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Potenza 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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