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Latessa Family History

Latessa Surname Meaning

Italian:: habitational name for someone from Atessa in Abruzzo with fused definite article l(a). (also La Tessa): probably from Tessa a shortened form of the female medieval personal name Contessa with the definite article la.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Matassa, Matuska, Laterza, Lagesse, Lanese, Malatesta, Gates, Batista

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Where is the Latessa family from?

You can see how Latessa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Latessa family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 6 Latessa families living in Ohio. This was about 24% of all the recorded Latessa's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Latessa families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Latessa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Latessa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and None were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Latessa. 40% of Latessa men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Latessa women worked as a None. Some less common occupations for Americans named Latessa were Polisher and Inspector. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    40%
  • Stone Cutter
    20%
  • Machinist
    14%
  • Polisher
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • None
    60%
  • Inspector
    40%
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Census Records

There are 448 census records available for the last name Latessa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Latessa 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 239 immigration records available for the last name Latessa. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 183 military records available for the last name Latessa. For the veterans among your Latessa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Latessa lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Latessa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Latessa in 1963 was 67, and 82 in 2003.

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