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Tapia Family History

Tapia Name Meaning
Galician, Asturian-Leonese, Spanish, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of the places in Galicia, Asturies, and Burgos so named from tapia ‘mud wall’.

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

519,443 Historical Documents with Tapia on Ancestry.com
438,575 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,771 Military Records
9,093 Immigration Records
37,023 Census and Voter Lists
31,981 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Tapia Families

  • Number of Tapia families
     43 - 84
     15 - 42
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Tapia last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Tapia last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Tapia census records

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Tapia 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 Tapia families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Tapia Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Tapia 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 Tapia

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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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Tapia Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Tapia census records

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Tapia Civil War Service Records

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