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Delgado Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: nickname for a thin person, from Spanish, Portuguese delgado ‘slender’ (Latin delicatus ‘dainty’, ‘exquisite’, a derivative of deliciae ‘delight’, ‘joy’).

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


Similar surnames: Salgado, Morgado, Collado, Melgar, Mellado, Delfino, Pelayo, De Caro

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Delgado Family Origin

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Delgado Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Delgado occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Delgado's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Delgado family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Delgado.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Cigar Maker

    7%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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Delgado Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Delgado Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Delgado life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Delgado in 1941 was 27, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Delgado 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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