Correa Family History

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Correa Name Meaning

Spanish: possibly from correa ‘leather strap’, ‘belt’, ‘rein’, ‘shoelace’, plural correas (Latin corrigia ‘fastening’, from corrigere ‘to straighten’, ‘to correct’), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of such articles.

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

Similar surnames: Correia, Corea, Corda, Corte, Corona, Torres, Carrel, Corne, Cornet

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Correa Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Correa name?

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

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  • Spain


  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Portugal


  • England & Wales


  • France


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Correa Family Origin

Where is the Correa family from?

Correa Family Occupations

What did your Correa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Correa occupation in the USA was Laborer. 27% of Correa's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Correa family was Cigar Maker. Laborer, Brick Mason and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Correa.

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  • Laborer

  • Brick Mason

  • Farmer

  • Cigar Maker


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

Correa Historical Records

What Correa family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 55,000 census records available for the last name Correa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Correa 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 23,000 immigration records available for the last name Correa. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Correa. For the veterans among your Correa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Correa Life Expectancy

What is the average Correa lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Correa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Correa in 1944 was 29, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Correa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Correa 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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