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Cartaya Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Cartaya in Seville province. In Spain this name is found mainly in Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Canary Islands).

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


Similar surnames: Araya, Carvajal, Cartagena, Cantara, Mortara, Cortina, Castano

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Where is the Cartaya family from?

You can see how Cartaya families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cartaya family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Cartaya families living in Michigan. This was about 17% of all the recorded Cartaya's in USA. Michigan and 1 other state had the highest population of Cartaya families in 1920.
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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cartaya ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 113 census records available for the last name Cartaya. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cartaya census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Cartaya. 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 Cards

There are 15 military records available for the last name Cartaya. For the veterans among your Cartaya ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cartaya lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Cartaya life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Cartaya in 1959 was 55, and 88 in 2004.

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