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Islas Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from a place called Islas (Málaga, Ciudad Real), or a topographic name meaning ‘from the islands’ (for example the Canaries), from the plural of isla ‘island’, from Latin insula.

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


Similar surnames: Disla, Iles, Islam, Salas, Sas, Plas, Island, Isham, Yslas, Isola

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Islas Family Origin

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Islas Family Occupations

What did your Islas ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Islas occupation in the UK was Mill Overseer. 100% of Islas's were Mill Overseers.

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  • Mill Overseer

    100%

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

Islas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Islas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Islas 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Islas. 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 Islas. For the veterans among your Islas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Islas Life Expectancy

What is the average Islas lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Islas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Islas in 1954 was 22, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Islas 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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