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Saavedra Family History

Saavedra Name Meaning
Galician: habitational name from any of the places in the Galician provinces of Ourense and Lugo named Saavedra, from saa ‘hall’ (from Gothic sals ‘main house’) + vedro ‘old’ (Latin vetus).

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

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97,833 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,300 Military Records
5,844 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Saavedra Families

  • Number of Saavedra families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    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

Saavedra census records

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Saavedra Family Origin

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Saavedra Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Saavedra

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Saavedra Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Saavedra census records

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Saavedra Civil War Service Records

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