Aponte Family History

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Aponte Name Meaning

Galician and Portuguese: from a misdivision of Daponte, a topographic name from da ponte ‘from the bridge’.

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

Similar surnames: Ponte, Da Ponte, Pontes, Pont, Monte, Fonte, Capote, Laporte, Ponti

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Aponte Ethnicity Estimate

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

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  • Portugal


  • Spain


  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • England & Wales


  • France


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Aponte Family Origin

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Aponte Family Occupations

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Aponte Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Aponte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aponte 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Aponte. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Aponte. For the veterans among your Aponte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Aponte Life Expectancy

What is the average Aponte lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Aponte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Aponte in 1943 was 23, and 69 in 2004.

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