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De La Cruz Name Meaning

Spanish: from the second element of a personal name formed with the Christian religious epithet de la cruz ‘of the cross’ (see Cruz ). This surname is most common in the Philippines where it is usually spelled Dela Cruz and in Mexico. See also Dela .

Source: The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, 2021

Similar surnames: De La Paz, De La Torre, De La Rosa, De Paz, Santa Cruz, De La Pena

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You can see how De La Cruz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The De La Cruz family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most De La Cruz families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 De La Cruz families living in Texas. This was about 57% of all the recorded De La Cruz's in USA. Texas had the highest population of De La Cruz families in 1880.
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What is the average De La Cruz lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, De La Cruz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for De La Cruz in 1942 was 39, and 58 in 2004.

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