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Panella Surname Meaning

Italian:: from a diminutive of Pane . from panella denoting a type of pancake made from chickpea flour and presumably applied as a nickname for a maker or seller of these or perhaps for someone with a pale yellowish complexion.

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


Similar surnames: Panelli, Panetta, Casella, Manella, Vanella, Danella, Parella

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Where is the Panella family from?

You can see how Panella families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Panella family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Panella families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Panella family living in Lancashire. This was 100% of all the recorded Panella's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Panella families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Panella surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Panella ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Panella. 33% of Panella men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Panella women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Panella were Clerk and Housework. .

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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
    33%
  • Truck Driver
    13%
  • Attendant
    7%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Machine Operator
    20%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Housework
    12%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Panella lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Panella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Panella in 1958 was 56, and 70 in 2004.

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