Fuentes Family History

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Fuentes Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of numerous places named with fuentes, plural of fuente ‘spring’, ‘well’ (see Fuente), as for example Fuentes (Cuenca, Albacete, and Segovia provinces), Fuentes Calientes (Teruel), Fuentes de León (Badajoz), Fuentes de Valdepero (Palencia).

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

Similar surnames: Fuente, Puentes, Fontes, Puente, Cifuentes, Fuentez, Fuertes, Fletes

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Fuentes Family Origin

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Fuentes Family Occupations

What did your Fuentes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fuentes family was Farm Laborer. The most common Fuentes occupation in the USA was Laborer. 35% of Fuentes's were Laborers. Laborer, Cigar Maker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fuentes.

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  • Laborer

  • Cigar Maker

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Fuentes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 54,000 census records available for the last name Fuentes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fuentes 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 29,000 immigration records available for the last name Fuentes. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Fuentes. For the veterans among your Fuentes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fuentes Life Expectancy

What is the average Fuentes lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Fuentes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Fuentes in 1942 was 26, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fuentes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fuentes 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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