Munguia Family History

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Munguia Name Meaning

Spanish (of Basque origin; Munguía): Castilianized form of the Basque habitational name Mungia, from a place in Biscay province.

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

Similar surnames: Murguia, Mungia, Eguia, Muzquiz, Murgia, Murga, Muglia, Mantia

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Munguia Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Munguia name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Munguia. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • France


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Munguia Family Origin

Where is the Munguia family from?

Munguia Family Occupations

What did your Munguia ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeps House and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Munguia. The most common Munguia occupation in the USA was Keeps House. 50% of Munguia's were Keeps Houses.

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  • Keeps House

  • Laborer


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

Munguia Historical Records

What Munguia family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Munguia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Munguia 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Munguia. 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 379 military records available for the last name Munguia. For the veterans among your Munguia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Munguia Life Expectancy

What is the average Munguia lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Munguia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Munguia in 1958 was 58, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Munguia

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Munguia 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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