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Abeyta Name Meaning

Spanish (of Basque origin): variant of Abieta, a habitational name from a place named with a(ha)bi ‘bilberry’ + -eta, a suffix indicating ‘place’ or ‘group of’.

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


Similar surnames: Abeita, Abella, Cuesta, Cetta, Abela, Amenta, Bea, Huerta, Gaeta

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Where is the Abeyta family from?

You can see how Abeyta families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Abeyta family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Abeyta families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 138 Abeyta families living in New Mexico. This was about 62% of all the recorded Abeyta's in USA. New Mexico had the highest population of Abeyta families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Abeyta surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Abeyta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Abeyta. 38% of Abeyta men worked as a Laborer and 21% of Abeyta women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Abeyta were Labor 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
    38%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • New Worker
    6%
  • Labor
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    21%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • New Worker
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Abeyta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abeyta 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 177 immigration records available for the last name Abeyta. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Abeyta. For the veterans among your Abeyta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Abeyta lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Abeyta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Abeyta in 1950 was 45, and 67 in 2004.

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