Africa Family History

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Africa Name Meaning

Spanish (África): ethnic name for a person of African descent or nickname for someone with some other connection with the continent of Africa.

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


Similar surnames: Carrico, Farina, Barriga, Ariza, Gruca, Fries, Arick, Frack, Franca

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Africa Family Origin

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Africa Family Occupations

What did your Africa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Africa family was Clerk In Grocery Store. The most common Africa occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Africa's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Butcher and Civil Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Africa.

View Census data for Africa | Data not to scale

  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Civil Engineer

    10%
  • Clerk In Grocery Store

    10%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Africa Historical Records

What Africa family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Africa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Africa census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Africa

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Africa. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Africa. For the veterans among your Africa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Africa Life Expectancy

What is the average Africa lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Africa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Africa in 1955 was 52, and 79 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Africa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Africa ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Africa Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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