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Alcaraz Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from a place called Alcaraz, in Albacete province, derived perhaps from the ancient Alcaratium Orcia, or possibly from Arabic al ‘the’ + karaz ‘cherry’.

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


Similar surnames: Almaraz, Alcazar, Alcala, Arcara, Amaral, Alvarado, Almazan, Caram

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Alcaraz Family Origin

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Alcaraz Family Occupations

What did your Alcaraz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Alcaraz occupation in the USA was Hostler. 33% of Alcaraz's were Hostlers. A less common occupation for the Alcaraz family was Seamstress. Hostler and Packer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Alcaraz.

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  • Hostler

    33%
  • Packer

    33%
  • Seamstress

    33%

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Alcaraz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Alcaraz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alcaraz 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Alcaraz. 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 Alcaraz. For the veterans among your Alcaraz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alcaraz Life Expectancy

What is the average Alcaraz lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Alcaraz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Alcaraz in 1942 was 45, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alcaraz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alcaraz 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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