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Fragoso Name Meaning

Galician and Portuguese: habitational name from any of the places called Fragoso from fragoso ‘rocky uneven’ an adjectival form of fraga ‘steep cliff’.

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


Similar surnames: Raso, Fraijo, Prados, Dragos, Fregoso, Fratus, Saragosa, Dragoo

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Where is the Fragoso family from?

You can see how Fragoso families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fragoso family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 5 Fragoso families living in California. This was about 28% of all the recorded Fragoso's in USA. California had the highest population of Fragoso families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fragoso surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fragoso ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Fragoso. 58% of Fragoso men worked as a Laborer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    58%
  • Truck Driver
    43%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fragoso. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fragoso census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fragoso. 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 Cards

There are 150 military records available for the last name Fragoso. For the veterans among your Fragoso ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fragoso lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Fragoso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Fragoso in 1964 was 66, and 75 in 2004.

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