Espina Family History

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Espina Name Meaning

Asturian-Leonese, Spanish, and Catalan: habitational name from any of several minor places named Espina (notably in Asturies), from espina ‘thorn’, ‘prickle’, probably applied in the sense ‘thorn bush’.

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


Similar surnames: Spina, Espinal, Espinosa, Espino, Pina, Espana, Messina, Espada

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Espina Family Origin

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Espina Family Occupations

What did your Espina ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cake Wraper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Espina. 35% of Espina men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Espina women worked as a Cake Wraper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Espina were Bricklayer and House Keeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Bar Tender
    4%
  • Bookkeeper
    4%
  • Bricklayer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cake Wraper
    12%
  • Family Wash
    12%
  • General Office
    12%
  • House Keeper
    12%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Espina Historical Records

What Espina family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Espina. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Espina 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Espina. 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 193 military records available for the last name Espina. For the veterans among your Espina ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Espina Life Expectancy

What is the average Espina lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Espina life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Espina in 1960 was 66, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Espina

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Espina 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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