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Madariaga Name Meaning

Basque: habitational name from any of various places in Gipuzkoa named Madariaga, from Basque madari ‘pear tree’ + -aga ‘place’.

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


Similar surnames: Arriaga, Lizarraga, Madaras, Madrigal, Malara, Adragna, Madonia

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Where is the Madariaga family from?

You can see how Madariaga families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Madariaga family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Madariaga families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Madariaga family living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Madariaga's in the USA. California had the highest population of Madariaga families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Madariaga surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Madariaga ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Madariaga. 67% of Madariaga men worked as a Laborer.

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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
    67%
  • Cook
    34%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Madariaga. 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 156 military records available for the last name Madariaga. For the veterans among your Madariaga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Madariaga lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Madariaga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Madariaga in 1963 was 64, and 79 in 2004.

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