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Zayas Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Zayas de Torre or in some cases from Zayas de Báscones, both in Soria province, which probably derive their names from Basque zai, zain, ‘guardian’, ‘vigilante’.

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


Similar surnames: Salas, Navas, Paras, Canas, Raya, Matas, Laas, Kaya, Havas, Zalar

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Zayas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Zayas in 1952 was 33, and 73 in 2004.

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