Requena Family History

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Requena Name Meaning

Catalan and Spanish: habitational name from Requena in Valencia or Requena de Campos in Palencia, apparently so called from a short form of the various Visigothic compound personal names with the first element ric ‘power(ful)’, with the addition of the locative suffix -ena.

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

Similar surnames: Raque, Requa, Roque, Regen, Rueda, Trevena, Creque, Vaquera, De Pena

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Requena Family Occupations

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Requena Historical Records

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Requena Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Requena life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Requena in 1963 was 73, and 67 in 2004.

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