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Zavala Family History

Zavala Name Meaning
Basque: variant of Zabala 1.

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

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178,511 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,333 Military Records
9,323 Immigration Records
14,361 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Zavala Families

  • Number of Zavala families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Zavala last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Zavala census records

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Zavala Family Origin

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Zavala Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

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Average Life Expectancy for Zavala

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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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Zavala Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Zavala census records

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Zavala Civil War Service Records

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