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Toca Family History

Toca Name Meaning

Spanish: from toca ‘cap’, ‘headgear’, a nickname for someone who made or sold headgear or who habitually wore distinctive headgear. Galician: habitational name from places called Toca, in the Galician provinces of A Coruña and Lugo.

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


Similar surnames: Cora, Coca, Roca, Cota, Tobar, Toro, Topa, Troia, Roza, Rock

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Where is the Toca family from?

You can see how Toca families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Toca family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Toca families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Toca family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Toca's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Toca families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Toca surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Toca ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Toca. 46% of Toca men worked as a Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    46%
  • Painter
    19%
  • Proprietor
    19%
  • Salesman
    19%
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Census Records

There are 728 census records available for the last name Toca. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Toca census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 781 immigration records available for the last name Toca. 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 Cards

There are 297 military records available for the last name Toca. For the veterans among your Toca ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Toca lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Toca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Toca in 1952 was 52, and 37 in 2004.

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