Lopez Family History

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Lopez Name Meaning

Spanish (López): patronymic from the medieval personal name Lope (from Latin lupus ‘wolf’). This is one of the commonest of all Spanish surnames.

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


Similar surnames: Lopes, Florez, Gomez, Loren, Love, Loden, Loeper, Loper, Yepez, Lontz

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Lopez Family Origin

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Lopez Family Occupations

What did your Lopez ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lopez. 29% of Lopez men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Lopez women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lopez were Labor and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%
  • Labor
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Seamstress
    5%

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

Lopez Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 721,000 census records available for the last name Lopez. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lopez 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 339,000 immigration records available for the last name Lopez. 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 70,000 military records available for the last name Lopez. For the veterans among your Lopez ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lopez Life Expectancy

What is the average Lopez lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Lopez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lopez in 1940 was 26, and 68 in 2004.

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