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Loza Name Meaning

Spanish (also de la Loza): habitational name from any of several places named Loza (in Galicia, Asturias, and the Basque Country), probably named with loza ‘clay, earthenware’. in some cases Castilianized form of Asturian-Leonese Lloza, a habitational name from a town called Lloza in Asturies.

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


Similar surnames: Roza, Loga, Lora, Loya, Lona, Laza, Cota, Look, Soza, Lomba

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Where is the Loza family from?

You can see how Loza families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Loza family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Loza families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Loza families living in Arizona. This was about 60% of all the recorded Loza's in the USA. Arizona had the highest population of Loza families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Loza surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Loza ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Loza. 55% of Loza men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Loza women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Loza were Section Laborer and 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
    55%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Bus Boy
    5%
  • Section Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Housekeeper
    22%
  • Student
    15%
  • Waitress
    15%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Loza. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loza 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 Loza. 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 446 military records available for the last name Loza. For the veterans among your Loza ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Loza lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Loza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Loza in 1957 was 53, and 63 in 2004.

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