Arroyo Family History

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Arroyo Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of numerous places named with arroyo ‘watercourse’, ‘irrigation channel’ (a word of pre-Roman origin).

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

Similar surnames: Barrow, Barros, Croy, Arriola, Carrico, Triolo, Rayo, Troy, Darrow

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Arroyo Family Origin

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Arroyo Family Occupations

What did your Arroyo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Ass'T Secretary Of State, At Home and Planter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arroyo. The most common Arroyo occupation in the USA was Ass'T Secretary Of State. 25% of Arroyo's were Ass'T Secretary Of States. A less common occupation for the Arroyo family was Watchman.

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  • Ass'T Secretary Of State

  • At Home

  • Planter

  • Watchman


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

Arroyo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Arroyo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arroyo 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Arroyo. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Arroyo. For the veterans among your Arroyo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arroyo Life Expectancy

What is the average Arroyo lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Arroyo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Arroyo in 1952 was 45, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arroyo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arroyo 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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