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Scaccia Name Meaning

Italian:: from a short form of a nickname derived from Italian scacciare ‘to drive or chase away’. (Sicily): from Sicilian scacciari ‘to squash to crush’ applied as a metonymic occupational name for someone who crushed grapes or pressed olives or possibly as a nickname for a bully.

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

Similar surnames: Caccia, Coccia, Scanga, Scarpa, Sacco, Braccia, Bacca, Scardina

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Where is the Scaccia family from?

You can see how Scaccia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Scaccia family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Scaccia families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 22 Scaccia families living in New York. This was about 55% of all the recorded Scaccia's in USA. New York had the highest population of Scaccia families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Scaccia surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Scaccia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Scaccia. 40% of Scaccia men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Scaccia women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Scaccia were Salesman and Tailor. .

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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
  • Barber
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Machine Operator
  • Stitcher
  • Tailor
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Scaccia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scaccia 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 887 immigration records available for the last name Scaccia. 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 335 military records available for the last name Scaccia. For the veterans among your Scaccia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Scaccia lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Scaccia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Scaccia in 1962 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

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