Islas Family History

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Islas Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from a place called Islas (Málaga, Ciudad Real), or a topographic name meaning ‘from the islands’ (for example the Canaries), from the plural of isla ‘island’, from Latin insula.

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

Similar surnames: Disla, Iles, Islam, Salas, Sas, Plas, Island, Isham, Yslas, Isola

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Islas Family Origin

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Islas Family Occupations

What did your Islas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Islas. 71% of Islas men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Islas women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Islas were Clerk and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Miner
  • Farm Labor
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Seamstress

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

Islas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Islas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Islas 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Islas. 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 353 military records available for the last name Islas. For the veterans among your Islas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Islas Life Expectancy

What is the average Islas lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Islas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Islas in 1954 was 22, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Islas 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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