Menchaca Family History

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Menchaca Name Meaning

Spanish (of Basque origin): habitational name from Basque Mentxaka in Biscay province.

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


Similar surnames: Merica, Macchia, Moncada, Mendonca, Mancha, Mencher, Benthall

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Menchaca Family Origin

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Menchaca Family Occupations

What did your Menchaca ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Day Laborer and Day Laborer-Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Menchaca. The most common Menchaca occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Menchaca's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Menchaca family was Labr.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Day Laborer

    17%
  • Day Laborer-Farmer

    17%
  • Labr

    17%

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

Menchaca Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Menchaca Life Expectancy

What is the average Menchaca lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Menchaca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Menchaca in 1951 was 26, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Menchaca

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Menchaca 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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