Avalos Family History

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Avalos Name Meaning

Spanish (Ávalos): habitational name from Ábalos, a place near Haro in Soria province, on the edge of the Basque country. A Basque origin of the place name has been suggested, involving the stem abar- ‘kermes oak’, but this is highly conjectural.

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

Similar surnames: Davalos, Aviles, Abalos, Palos, Calo, Valls, Vales, Valois, Vano

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Avalos Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Avalos name?

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

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Avalos Family Origin

Where is the Avalos family from?

Avalos Family Occupations

What did your Avalos ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Avalos family was Keeping House. The most common Avalos occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 20% of Avalos's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Laborer and Cow Herder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Avalos.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Cow Herder

  • Keeping House


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

Avalos Historical Records

What Avalos family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Avalos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Avalos 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Avalos. 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 Avalos. For the veterans among your Avalos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Avalos Life Expectancy

What is the average Avalos lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Avalos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Avalos in 1953 was 43, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Avalos 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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