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Estrella Name Meaning

Spanish: from estrella ‘star’ (Latin stella). Although in some cases it may derive from the medieval female personal name Estrella, also a Marian name (María de la Estrella) or from a nickname, in most instances it was probably a habitational name from any of the numerous places named Estrella or from La Estrella in Toledo; other possibilities are a topographic name for someone who lived at a place from which roads radiated out in a star shape or a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a star.

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

Similar surnames: Stella, Estelle, Petrella, Tella, Morella, Estrada, Ventrella

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Estrella Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Estrella name?

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

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Portugal


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Estrella Family Origin

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Estrella Family Occupations

What did your Estrella ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Teamster and Works In Cigar Factory were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Estrella. The most common Estrella occupation in the USA was Teamster. 50% of Estrella's were Teamsters.

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  • Teamster

  • Works In Cigar Factory


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Estrella Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Estrella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Estrella 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Estrella. 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 Estrella. For the veterans among your Estrella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Estrella Life Expectancy

What is the average Estrella lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Estrella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Estrella in 1953 was 39, and 65 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Estrella 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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