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Zucca Surname Meaning

Italian (Sicily):: in part a metonymic occupational name for a grower and seller of gourds (squashes or marrows) from Italian zucca ‘gourd’ (from Late Latin cucutia from classical Latin cucurbita). More often however it is a nickname from the same word used in its colloquial transferred sense ‘head’ in particular ‘empty head’. possibly also a topographic name of Albanian origin from zhukë (definite form zhuka) ‘rush’ also ‘marsh’.

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


Similar surnames: Zecca, Zucco, Bacca, Zuccaro, Vacca, Luca, Sacca, Duca, Ficca, Buza

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Where is the Zucca family from?

You can see how Zucca families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zucca family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Zucca families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Zucca families living in Illinois. This was about 56% of all the recorded Zucca's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Zucca families in 1880.
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What did your Zucca ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Zucca. 100% of Zucca women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zucca. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zucca 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 807 immigration records available for the last name Zucca. 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 452 military records available for the last name Zucca. For the veterans among your Zucca ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zucca lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Zucca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Zucca in 1952 was 65, and 73 in 2004.

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