Cruz Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from a common and widespread religious Christian personal name from cruz ‘cross’ (Latin crux), or a habitational name from any of numerous places named Cruz or La Cruz, from this word.

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

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Cruz Family Origin

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Cruz Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    26%
  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

In 1880, the most common Cruz occupation in the USA was Laborer. 26% of Cruz's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Cruz family was Farm Laborer. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cruz.

Source: Census data for Cruz | Data not to scale

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Cruz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Cruz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cruz in 1940 was 35, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cruz

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