Aguiar Family History

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Aguiar Name Meaning

Galician and Portuguese: habitational name from a common place name, derived from Latin aquilare ‘haunt of eagles’. Compare Spanish Aguilar.

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

Similar surnames: Aguilar, Aguila, Aguirre, Auer, Avelar, Eguia, Alviar, Anguiano

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Aguiar Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Aguiar name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Aguiar. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Portugal


  • England & Wales


  • France


  • Spain


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Aguiar Family Origin

Where is the Aguiar family from?

Aguiar Family Occupations

What did your Aguiar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cigar Maker and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Aguiar. The most common Aguiar occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 50% of Aguiar's were Cigar Makers.

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  • Cigar Maker

  • Laborer


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

Aguiar Historical Records

What Aguiar family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Aguiar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aguiar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Aguiar. 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 Card

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

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Aguiar Life Expectancy

What is the average Aguiar lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Aguiar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Aguiar in 1947 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aguiar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Aguiar ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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