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Parra Family History

Parra Name Meaning
Spanish, Catalan, Portuguese, and Galician: from parra ‘vine bower’, ‘trellis’, a topographic name or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word.

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

350,025 Historical Documents with Parra on Ancestry.com
287,977 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,473 Military Records
12,781 Immigration Records
23,117 Census and Voter Lists
23,677 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Parra Families

  • Number of Parra families
     29 - 56
     10 - 28
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Parra families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Parra last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Parra census records

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Parra Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Parra families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Parra Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Parra families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Parra

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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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Parra Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Parra census records

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Parra Civil War Service Records

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