Figueroa Family History

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Figueroa Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from any of the places in Galicia named Figueroa, from a derivative of figueira ‘fig tree’.

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


Similar surnames: Figueira, Higuera, Nogueira, Fichera, Trigueros, Aguero, Figueras

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Figueroa Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Figueroa name?

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

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  • Native American—North, Central, South

    19%

  • Spain

    18%

  • Portugal

    14%

  • England & Wales

    11%

  • France

    6%

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Figueroa Family Origin

Where is the Figueroa family from?

Figueroa Family Occupations

What did your Figueroa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Miner and Chain Maker Jeweler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Figueroa. The most common Figueroa occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Figueroa's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Figueroa family was Cigar Manufacturer.

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Miner

    20%
  • Chain Maker Jeweler

    10%
  • Cigar Manufacturer

    10%

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Figueroa Historical Records

What Figueroa family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 154,000 census records available for the last name Figueroa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Figueroa 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 36,000 immigration records available for the last name Figueroa. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Figueroa. For the veterans among your Figueroa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Figueroa Life Expectancy

What is the average Figueroa lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Figueroa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Figueroa in 1944 was 32, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Figueroa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Figueroa 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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