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Navajo Family History

Navajo Name Meaning

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

2,372 Historical Documents with Navajo on Ancestry
471 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
24 Military Records
10 Immigration Records
1,748 Census and Voter Lists
119 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Navajo Families

  • Number of Navajo families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Navajo last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Navajo last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Navajo census records

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Navajo Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Navajo

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Navajo Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Navajo census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Navajo ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Military Service by Navajo

Did the Navajos fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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