Quijada Family History

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Quijada Name Meaning

Spanish: possibly a nickname for a person with a prominent jaw, from quijada ‘jaw’, ‘jawbone’.

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

Similar surnames: Vida, Tejada, Quintana, Bieda, Kulaga, Quijano, Quesada, Quijas

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Quijada Family Origin

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Quijada Family Occupations

What did your Quijada ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Quijada family was Rancher. Laborer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Quijada. The most common Quijada occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Quijada's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Rancher


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Quijada Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Quijada Life Expectancy

What is the average Quijada lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Quijada life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Quijada in 1961 was 47, and 64 in 2004.

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