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Apodaca Name Meaning

Basque: Castilianized form of Apodaka a habitational name from a place in Araba/Álava province Basque Country (Spain). The placename is of disputed etymology; it may be based on the word abi or ahabi ‘bilberry’.

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


Similar surnames: Aldana, Modica, Aldama, Posada, Kodama, Andaya, Aldaco, Palace, Pola

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Where is the Apodaca family from?

You can see how Apodaca families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Apodaca family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Apodaca families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 668 Apodaca families living in New Mexico. This was about 77% of all the recorded Apodaca's in USA. New Mexico had the highest population of Apodaca families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Apodaca surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Apodaca ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Apodaca. 43% of Apodaca men worked as a Laborer and 21% of Apodaca women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Apodaca were Carpenter and New Worker. .

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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
    43%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Carpenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    21%
  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • Housework
    11%
  • New Worker
    9%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Apodaca. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Apodaca. For the veterans among your Apodaca ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Apodaca lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Apodaca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Apodaca in 1944 was 39, and 70 in 2004.

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