Contrera Family History

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Contrera Name Meaning

Spanish: variant (singular) of Contreras, used perhaps in a topographic sense or as a nickname in the sense ‘contrary’.

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


Similar surnames: Conte, Contreras, Montera, Montero, Corea, Bonasera, Coster, Cantara

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Contrera Family Origin

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Contrera Family Occupations

What did your Contrera ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cigar Maker and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Contrera. The most common Contrera occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 50% of Contrera's were Cigar Makers.

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  • Cigar Maker

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Contrera Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Contrera. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Contrera 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Contrera. 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 Contrera. For the veterans among your Contrera ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Contrera Life Expectancy

What is the average Contrera lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Contrera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Contrera in 1958 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Contrera

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Contrera 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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