Huerta Family History

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Huerta Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the numerous places named Huerta, from huerta ‘vegetable garden’ (Latin hortus). This is also a Sephardic Jewish surname.

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

Similar surnames: Puerta, Puerto, Huertas, Cuesta, Quarto, Horta, Huhta, Perna, Hoerth

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Huerta Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Huerta name?

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

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Huerta Family Origin

Where is the Huerta family from?

Huerta Family Occupations

What did your Huerta ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Huerta family was Painter. The most common Huerta occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Huerta's were Laborers. Laborer and Labr were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Huerta.

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  • Laborer

  • Labr

  • Painter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Huerta ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Huerta Historical Records

What Huerta family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Huerta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huerta 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Huerta. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Huerta. For the veterans among your Huerta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Huerta Life Expectancy

What is the average Huerta lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Huerta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Huerta in 1945 was 34, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Huerta

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Huerta 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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