Anaya Family History

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Anaya Name Meaning

Basque: from Basque Anaia, from anai ‘brother’ + the definite article (suffixed) -a. In Basque this was used both as a byname and as a personal name. Spanish: habitational name from either of two places called Anaya, in Salamanca and Segovia provinces. The place name is probably of Arabic origin.

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

Similar surnames: Araya, Amaya, Arana, Nava, Aday, Andaya, Anda, Nay, Maya, Anand

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Anaya Family Origin

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Anaya Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Anaya. 35% of Anaya men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Anaya women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Anaya were Labor and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Seamstress
  • Housekeeper

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

Anaya Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Anaya. For the veterans among your Anaya ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Anaya Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Anaya life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Anaya in 1943 was 43, and 65 in 2004.

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