Anaya Name Meaning

Basque: from Basque Anaia, from anai ‘brother’ + the definite article (suffixed) -a. In Basque this was used both as a byname and as a personal name. Spanish: habitational name from either of two places called Anaya, in Salamanca and Segovia provinces. The place name is probably of Arabic origin.

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

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Anaya Family Origin

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Anaya Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    47%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Keep House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Anaya family was Keep House. Laborer, Keeping House and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Anaya. The most common Anaya occupation in the USA was Laborer. 47% of Anaya's were Laborers.

Source: Census data for Anaya | Data not to scale

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Between 1943 and 2004, Anaya life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Anaya in 1943 was 43, and 65 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Anaya

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