Pedraza Family History

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Pedraza Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the places called Pedraza, especially those in the provinces of Palencia, Salamanca, and Segovia.

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


Similar surnames: Peraza, Pedrosa, Peralta, Perala, Parada, Prada, Pereda, Pera, Piedra

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Pedraza Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Pedraza name?

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

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  • Native American—North, Central, South

    28%

  • Spain

    21%

  • Portugal

    12%

  • England & Wales

    10%

  • France

    5%

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Pedraza Family Origin

Where is the Pedraza family from?

Pedraza Family Occupations

What did your Pedraza ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Keeping House and Cook In Hotel were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pedraza. A less common occupation for the Pedraza family was Farm Hand. The most common Pedraza occupation in the USA was Laborer. 36% of Pedraza's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Cook In Hotel

    9%
  • Farm Hand

    9%

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

Pedraza Historical Records

What Pedraza family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Pedraza. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pedraza 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Pedraza. 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 680 military records available for the last name Pedraza. For the veterans among your Pedraza ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pedraza Life Expectancy

What is the average Pedraza lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Pedraza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Pedraza in 1954 was 28, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pedraza

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pedraza 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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