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Aranda Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of various places, for example Aranda de Duero in Burgos province, which bears a name of pre-Roman, probably Celtic, origin.

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


Similar surnames: Granda, Araya, Rada, Brand, Rana, Randa, Arana, Prada, Grande, Ronda

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Where is the Aranda family from?

You can see how Aranda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Aranda family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Aranda families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 59 Aranda families living in New Mexico. This was about 81% of all the recorded Aranda's in the USA. New Mexico had the highest population of Aranda families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Aranda surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Aranda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Aranda. 49% of Aranda men worked as a Laborer and 26% of Aranda women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aranda were Salesman and House Work.

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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

  • Laborer
    49%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Musician
    5%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    26%
  • Washwoman
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • House Work
    7%
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Aranda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aranda 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Aranda. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Aranda. For the veterans among your Aranda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Aranda lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Aranda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Aranda in 1952 was 26, and 71 in 2004.

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