Armenta Family History

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Armenta Name Meaning

Spanish: from Latin armenta ‘herd(s)’, applied to cattle and horses and, by extension, to places and persons involved with them, hence either an occupational name for a herdsman or a topographic name for someone who lived at a place where cattle or horses were raised.

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

Similar surnames: Armento, Menta, Amenta, Argento, Pimenta, Arata, Arena, Armentor

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Armenta Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Armenta name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Armenta. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • England & Wales


  • Spain


  • Portugal


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Armenta Family Origin

Where is the Armenta family from?

Armenta Family Occupations

What did your Armenta ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Armenta. A less common occupation for the Armenta family was Farm Hand. The most common Armenta occupation in the USA was Laborer. 52% of Armenta's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Hand


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

Armenta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Armenta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Armenta 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Armenta. 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 Armenta. For the veterans among your Armenta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Armenta Life Expectancy

What is the average Armenta lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Armenta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Armenta in 1951 was 53, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Armenta 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.

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