Quiroga Family History

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Quiroga Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from Quiroga, a place in Lugo province, so named from the plant queiroga, quiroga ‘erica’.

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

Similar surnames: Quiros, Carota, Pedrosa, Quarto, Murga, Quijas, Aquino, Kuroda

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Quiroga Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Quiroga name?

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

Where is the Quiroga family from?

Quiroga Family Occupations

What did your Quiroga ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Quiroga occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Quiroga's were Farmers. Farmer and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Quiroga.

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  • Farmer

  • Servant


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

Quiroga Historical Records

What Quiroga family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Quiroga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quiroga 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Quiroga. 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 442 military records available for the last name Quiroga. For the veterans among your Quiroga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quiroga Life Expectancy

What is the average Quiroga lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Quiroga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Quiroga in 1956 was 59, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quiroga

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quiroga 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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