Mestas Family History

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Mestas Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Las Mestas in Cáceres province, or Castilianized form of Asturian-Leonese Les Mestes, name of a town and several villages in Asturies, all named with the plural of mesta ‘common (sheep) pasture’ (from Latin mixtas, past participle (plural) of miscere ‘to mix’, ‘to mingle’).

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


Similar surnames: Mostad, Matas, Menta, Masias, Mesa, Mesman, Meas, Smestad, Montes

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Mestas Family Origin

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Mestas Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    47%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mestas family was Farm Laborer. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mestas. The most common Mestas occupation in the USA was Laborer. 47% of Mestas's were Laborers.

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Mestas Historical Records

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Mestas Life Expectancy

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