Cuellar Family History

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Cuellar Name Meaning

Spanish (Cuéllar): habitational name from a place called Cuéllar in Segovia province, or from minor places so named in the provinces of Soria and Salamanca.

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

Similar surnames: Cella, Cuello, Quella, Calla, Guelker, Clelland, Ciulla, Kellas

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Cuellar Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Cuellar name?

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

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • France


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Cuellar Family Origin

Where is the Cuellar family from?

Cuellar Family Occupations

What did your Cuellar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cuellar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Cuellar's were Farmers. Farmer, Farms and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cuellar. A less common occupation for the Cuellar family was Stock Raiser & Farmer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farms

  • Laborer

  • Stock Raiser & Farmer


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

Cuellar Historical Records

What Cuellar family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Cuellar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cuellar 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Cuellar. 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 Cuellar. For the veterans among your Cuellar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cuellar Life Expectancy

What is the average Cuellar lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Cuellar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Cuellar in 1940 was 61, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cuellar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cuellar 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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