Careaga Family History

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Careaga Name Meaning

Basque: topographic name for someone who lived by a limestone quarry or a lime kiln, from Basque care ‘lime’ + the locative suffix -aga.

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

Similar surnames: Arteaga, Canepa, Arata, Cariaga, Araya, Caruana, Carrara, Garriga

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Careaga Family Origin

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Careaga Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Careaga occupation in the USA was Ranchero. 100% of Careaga's were Rancheros.

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  • Ranchero


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Careaga Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Careaga Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Careaga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Careaga in 1965 was 76, and 81 in 2004.

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