Apodaca Family History

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Apodaca Name Meaning

Castilianized form of Basque Apodaka, a habitational name from a place in Araba province, Basque Country. The place name is of disputed etymology; it may be based on the word abi or ahabi ‘bilberry’.

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

Similar surnames: Aldana, Modica, Aldama, Posada, Kodama, Andaya, Aldaco, Palace, Pola

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Apodaca Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Apodaca name?

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

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • England & Wales


  • Spain


  • Portugal


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Apodaca Family Origin

Where is the Apodaca family from?

Apodaca Family Occupations

What did your Apodaca ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Apodaca occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Apodaca's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Apodaca family was Farm Laborer. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Apodaca.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Apodaca Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Apodaca. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Apodaca 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Apodaca. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Apodaca. For the veterans among your Apodaca ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Apodaca Life Expectancy

What is the average Apodaca lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Apodaca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Apodaca in 1944 was 39, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Apodaca 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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