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Anaya Family History

Anaya Name Meaning
Basque: from Basque Anaia, from anai ‘brother’ + the definite article (suffixed) -a. In Basque this was used both as a byname and as a personal name.Spanish: habitational name from either of two places called Anaya, in Salamanca and Segovia provinces. The place name is probably of Arabic origin.

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

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1,915 Military Records
4,096 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Anaya Families

  • Number of Anaya families
     57 - 111
     20 - 56
     1 - 19
     
    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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Anaya Family Origin

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Anaya Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Anaya

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Anaya Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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