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Amezcua Family History

Amezcua Name Meaning

Castilianized form of Basque Amezkoa, a habitational name from a place in Navarre called Amezkoa, from Basque ametz ‘Pyrenean oak’ + -ko (genitive suffix) + -a (definite article suffix).

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


Similar surnames: Amezquita, Azcona, Azua, Urzua, Genua, Merica, Meaux, Amenta, Mecca

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Where is the Amezcua family from?

You can see how Amezcua families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Amezcua family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Amezcua families living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Amezcua's in the USA. California had the highest population of Amezcua families in 1920.
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What did your Amezcua ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Foctery Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Amezcua. 50% of Amezcua men worked as a Salesman.

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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

  • Salesman
    50%
  • Machine Operator
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Foctery Work
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Amezcua. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amezcua 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Amezcua. 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 39 military records available for the last name Amezcua. For the veterans among your Amezcua ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Amezcua lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Amezcua life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Amezcua in 1966 was 85, and 69 in 2004.

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