Diaz Family History

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Diaz Name Meaning

Spanish (Díaz): patronymic from the medieval personal name Didacus (see Diego).

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


Similar surnames: Dias, Diez, Riaz, Dia, Diab, Dial, Baz, Paz, Dimas, Dix

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Diaz Family Origin

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Diaz Family Occupations

What did your Diaz ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Apprentice Fitter Engineer Construction and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Diaz. 8% of Diaz men worked as an Apprentice Fitter Engineer Construction and 34% of Diaz women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Diaz were Electrical Engineer and Dropery Shop Assistant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Apprentice Fitter Engineer Construction
    8%
  • Chief Steward Ss Minnie Lc Larrinager Discharge Book No 946016 Ship Book Cert
    8%
  • Donkeyman mercantile Marine Retired
    8%
  • Electrical Engineer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    34%
  • Aportment House Keeper
    9%
  • Canvasser Interviewer Elec Appliances
    9%
  • Dropery Shop Assistant
    9%

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

Diaz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 313,000 census records available for the last name Diaz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Diaz 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 189,000 immigration records available for the last name Diaz. 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 28,000 military records available for the last name Diaz. For the veterans among your Diaz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Diaz Life Expectancy

What is the average Diaz lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Diaz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Diaz in 1941 was 34, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Diaz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Diaz 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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