Puente Family History

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Puente Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the numerous places named Puente, from puente ‘bridge’.

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

Similar surnames: Puentes, Fuente, Puerto, Fuentes, Ponte, Puerta, Puett, Penne

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Puente Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Puente name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Puente. 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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Puente Family Origin

Where is the Puente family from?

Puente Family Occupations

What did your Puente ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Puente family was Keeping House. The most common Puente occupation in the USA was Laborer. 43% of Puente's were Laborers. Laborer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Puente.

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  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Puente Historical Records

What Puente family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Puente. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Puente 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Puente. 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 Puente. For the veterans among your Puente ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Puente Life Expectancy

What is the average Puente lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Puente life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Puente in 1952 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Puente

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Puente 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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