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Zappala Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily; Zappalà): occupational name for an agricultural laborer, someone who used a mattock or hoe.

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


Similar surnames: Zappa, Zappia, Zappulla, Capella, Seppala, Zapata, Campana, Haapala

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Zappala Family Origin

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Zappala Family Occupations

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Zappala Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Zappala. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Zappala. For the veterans among your Zappala ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zappala Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Zappala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Zappala in 1956 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

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