Baca Family History

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Baca Name Meaning

Spanish: variant of Vaca. Croatian, Czech and Slovak (Baca); Polish; Hungarian (Bacsa); Romanian: occupational name from Romanian baciu ‘shepherd’. Many Romanians were shepherds. In the mountains of Croatia baca denotes a senior shepherd. Croatian (Baca): from baca, a pet name meaning ‘brother’. Hungarian: nickname from baca ‘simple-minded’ or ‘obstinate’.

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

Similar surnames: Basa, Baba, Barca, Bacak, Vaca, Bara, Baka, Bala, Bach, Bata

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Baca Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Baca name?

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

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Baca Family Origin

Where is the Baca family from?

Baca Family Occupations

What did your Baca ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Baca occupation in the UK was Contractor Excavator Employing 4 Men (Navvy). 100% of Baca's were Contractor Excavator Employing 4 Men (Navvy)s.

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  • Contractor Excavator Employing 4 Men (Navvy)


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

Baca Historical Records

What Baca family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 44,000 census records available for the last name Baca. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baca 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Baca. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Baca. For the veterans among your Baca ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baca Life Expectancy

What is the average Baca lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Baca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Baca in 1946 was 37, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baca

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baca 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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