Quesada Family History

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Quesada Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Quesada, a place in Jaén province. The place name is of uncertain derivation; there may be some connection with Old Spanish requexada ‘corner’, ‘tight spot’.

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

Similar surnames: Guevara, Quezada, Sada, Cuesta, Quevedo, Tejada, Ueda, Posada, Espada

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Quesada Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Quesada name?

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

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  • Spain


  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • France


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Quesada Family Origin

Where is the Quesada family from?

Quesada Family Occupations

What did your Quesada ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, cigar Dealer, Cigar Maker and Cigar Manfr. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quesada. The most common Quesada occupation in the USA was Cigar Dealer. 13% of Quesada's were Cigar Dealers. A less common occupation for the Quesada family was Dealer In Tobacco.

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  • Cigar Dealer

  • Cigar Maker

  • Cigar Manfr.

  • Dealer In Tobacco


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Quesada Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Quesada. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quesada 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Quesada. 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 Quesada. For the veterans among your Quesada ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quesada Life Expectancy

What is the average Quesada lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Quesada life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Quesada in 1940 was 45, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quesada

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quesada 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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