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Alaniz Name Meaning

Spanish: variant of Alanís (see Alanis ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Alanis, Aranda, Lantz, Aldana, Alfano, Slentz, Labit, Banz, Muniz

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Where is the Alaniz family from?

You can see how Alaniz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Alaniz family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Alaniz families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 34 Alaniz families living in Texas. This was 100% of all the recorded Alaniz's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Alaniz families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Alaniz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Alaniz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Alaniz. 58% of Alaniz men worked as a Laborer and 40% of Alaniz women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Alaniz were Farm Hand and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Labor
  • Farm Hand

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Laundress
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Alaniz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alaniz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Alaniz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 988 military records available for the last name Alaniz. For the veterans among your Alaniz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Alaniz lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Alaniz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Alaniz in 1945 was 20, and 64 in 2004.

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