Cavazos Family History

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Cavazos Name Meaning

Spanish: from Italian Cavazzo, a derivative of the personal name Iacovo (see James).

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

Similar surnames: Davalos, Cava, Avalos, Casados, Casado, Savas, Carlos, Canas, Casares

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Cavazos Family Origin

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Cavazos Family Occupations

What did your Cavazos ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Stock Raiser, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cavazos. The most common Cavazos occupation in the USA was Stock Raiser. 39% of Cavazos's were Stock Raisers. A less common occupation for the Cavazos family was Cattle Herder.

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  • Stock Raiser

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Cattle Herder


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Cavazos Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cavazos Life Expectancy

What is the average Cavazos lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Cavazos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Cavazos in 1946 was 28, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cavazos 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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