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Africa Name Meaning

Spanish (África): ethnic name for a person of African descent or nickname for someone with some other connection with the continent of Africa.

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


Similar surnames: Carrico, Farina, Barriga, Ariza, Gruca, Fries, Arick, Frack, Franca

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Africa Family Origin

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Africa Family Occupations

What did your Africa ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Africa ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Civil Engineer

    10%
  • Clerk In Grocery Store

    10%

In 1880, the most common Africa occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Africa's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Africa family was Clerk In Grocery Store. Carpenter, Butcher and Civil Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Africa.

Source: Census data for Africa | Data not to scale

Africa Historical Records

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Africa Life Expectancy

What is the average Africa lifespan?

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Famous Africa Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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