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Spanish Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

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Spanish Family Origin

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Spanish Family Occupations

What did your Spanish ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farm Laborer

    38%
  • Laborer

    13%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Spanish family was Laborer. Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Spanish. The most common Spanish occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Spanish's were Farmers.

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Spanish Historical Records

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Spanish Life Expectancy

What is the average Spanish lifespan?

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Famous Spanish Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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