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Arriaga Name Meaning

Basque: habitational name from a town named Arriaga in Araba province, Basque Country, or topographic name from Basque arri ‘stone’ + -aga ‘place or group of’.

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


Similar surnames: Arriaza, Arrieta, Arriola, Arteaga, Ariza, Aliaga, Madariaga, Araya

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Where is the Arriaga family from?

You can see how Arriaga families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Arriaga family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Arriaga families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Arriaga families living in Texas. This was 100% of all the recorded Arriaga's in the USA. Texas had the highest population of Arriaga families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Arriaga surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Arriaga ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Arriaga. 37% of Arriaga men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Arriaga women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Arriaga were Agricultor and Vegetable Canner.

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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
    37%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Labrador
    11%
  • Agricultor
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    34%
  • New Worker
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Vegetable Canner
    17%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Arriaga. 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 613 military records available for the last name Arriaga. For the veterans among your Arriaga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Arriaga lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Arriaga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Arriaga in 1953 was 23, and 63 in 2004.

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