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Terranova Name Meaning

Southern Italian: habitational name from any of numerous places named with terra ‘land’ + nuova ‘new’.

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


Similar surnames: Terrano, Casanova, Villanova, Portanova, Terrones, Terracina, Genova

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Terranova Family Origin

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Terranova Family Occupations

What did your Terranova ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Terranova occupation in the USA was Shoe Maker. 100% of Terranova's were Shoe Makers.

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  • Shoe Maker

    100%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Terranova ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Terranova Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Terranova Life Expectancy

What is the average Terranova lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Terranova life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Terranova in 1952 was 38, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Terranova 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.

Famous Terranova Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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