Villanueva Family History

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Villanueva Name Meaning

habitational name from any of the numerous places named Villanueva, from Spanish villa ‘(outlying) farmstead’, ‘(dependent) settlement’ + nueva (feminine) ‘new’ (Latin nova). Castilianized spelling of Catalan and Galician Vilanova, a habitational name from a frequent place name, of the same derivation as 1 above.

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


Similar surnames: Villanova, Villalba, Villarreal, Villafuerte, Villagrana, Villaverde

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Villanueva Family Origin

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Villanueva Family Occupations

What did your Villanueva ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Villanueva occupation in the USA was Laborer. 38% of Villanueva's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Villanueva. A less common occupation for the Villanueva family was Cartman.

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  • Laborer

    38%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Labor

    13%
  • Cartman

    6%

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

Villanueva Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Villanueva Life Expectancy

What is the average Villanueva lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Villanueva life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Villanueva in 1942 was 36, and 70 in 2004.

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