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Cartagena Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from the eastern seaport of Cartagena (earlier Carthago Nova) in Murcia province.

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


Similar surnames: Camarena, Cartaya, Castaneda, Catena, Castano, Santa Ana, Cortina

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Cartagena Family Origin

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Cartagena Family Occupations

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Cartagena Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cartagena Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Cartagena life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Cartagena in 1963 was 63, and 70 in 2004.

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