Cabral Family History

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Cabral Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of the many places named with Late Latin capralis ‘place of goats’, from Latin capra ‘goat’.

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

Similar surnames: Canal, Capra, Caram, Cambra, Abram, Canas, Cabrales, Casal, Corral

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Cabral Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Cabral name?

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

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  • Portugal


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Native American—North, Central, South


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Cabral Family Origin

Where is the Cabral family from?

Cabral Family Occupations

What did your Cabral ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cabral occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Cabral's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Cabral family was Dairy Farmer. Laborer, Bootmaker and Common Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cabral.

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  • Laborer

  • Bootmaker

  • Common Laborer

  • Dairy Farmer


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

Cabral Historical Records

What Cabral family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Cabral. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cabral 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Cabral. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Cabral. For the veterans among your Cabral ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cabral Life Expectancy

What is the average Cabral lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Cabral life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Cabral in 1942 was 35, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cabral

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cabral 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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