Encinas Family History

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Encinas Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of various places, for example in the provinces of Salamanca, Valladolid, and Segovia, so named encina ‘holm oak’ (Old Spanish lecina, Late Latin ilicina, a derivative of classical Latin ilex, genitive ilicis). Galician (Enciñas): topographic name from the plural from of enciña, a Galician variant of encina.

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

Similar surnames: Canas, Salinas, Vinas, Elias, Encinias, Macina, Pecina, Minas, Espina

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Encinas Family Origin

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Encinas Family Occupations

What did your Encinas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Encinas. The most common Encinas occupation in the USA was Laborer. 53% of Encinas's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Encinas family was Works On A Farm.

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  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Works On A Farm


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Encinas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Encinas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Encinas 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Encinas. 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 656 military records available for the last name Encinas. For the veterans among your Encinas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Encinas Life Expectancy

What is the average Encinas lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Encinas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Encinas in 1944 was 53, and 73 in 2004.

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