Oaxaca Family History

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Oaxaca Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Barca, Abarca, Arata, Araya, Salama, Nagata, Haack, Baca, Kamara

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Oaxaca Family Origin

Where is the Oaxaca family from?

Oaxaca Family Occupations

What did your Oaxaca ancestors do for a living?

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

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Oaxaca Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Oaxaca Life Expectancy

What is the average Oaxaca lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Oaxaca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Oaxaca in 1953 was 30, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oaxaca

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oaxaca 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.

Famous Oaxaca Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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