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Alcaraz Family History

Alcaraz Name Meaning
Spanish: habitational name from a place called Alcaraz, in Albacete province, derived perhaps from the ancient Alcaratium Orcia, or possibly from Arabic al ‘the’ + karaz ‘cherry’.

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

52,645 Historical Documents with Alcaraz on Ancestry.com
42,332 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
359 Military Records
2,457 Immigration Records
4,445 Census and Voter Lists
3,052 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Alcaraz Families

  • Number of Alcaraz families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Alcaraz Family Origin

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Alcaraz Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Alcaraz

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Alcaraz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Alcaraz

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