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Higuera Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of numerous places named Higuera, from higuera ‘fig tree’ (Latin ficaria).

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


Similar surnames: Figueira, Figueroa, Noguera, Nogueira, Riera, Ribera, Hagner, Segura

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Where is the Higuera family from?

You can see how Higuera families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Higuera family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Higuera families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 144 Higuera families living in California. This was about 98% of all the recorded Higuera's in USA. California had the highest population of Higuera families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Higuera surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Higuera ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Higuera. 47% of Higuera men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Higuera women worked as a Waitress. .

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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
    47%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Labor
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    100%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Higuera. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Higuera 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Higuera. 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 852 military records available for the last name Higuera. For the veterans among your Higuera ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Higuera lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Higuera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Higuera in 1956 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

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