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Maldonado Name Meaning

nickname for an ugly or stupid person, from Spanish mal donado ‘ill-favored’. The phrase is a compound of mal ‘badly’ + donado ‘given’, ‘endowed’, past participle of donare ‘to give’, ‘to bestow’. habitational name from Maldonado, a village in the province of Albacete.

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


Similar surnames: Baldonado, Salgado, Redondo, Donato, Mandujano, Alvarado, Coronado

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Maldonado Family Origin

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Maldonado Family Occupations

What did your Maldonado ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Maldonado family was Keeping House. The most common Maldonado occupation in the USA was Laborer. 44% of Maldonado's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maldonado.

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  • Laborer

    44%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Maldonado Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Maldonado Life Expectancy

What is the average Maldonado lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Maldonado life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Maldonado in 1942 was 22, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maldonado

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maldonado 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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