Mesquita Family History

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Mesquita Name Meaning

Portuguese: probably a topographical name from mesquita ‘mosque’. Spanish: topographic name from a variant spelling of mezquita ‘mosque’.

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

Similar surnames: Amesquita, Mosquera, Amezquita, Melquist, Cerqueira, Esquibel, Sita

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Mesquita Family Origin

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Mesquita Family Occupations

What did your Mesquita ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Mesquita occupation in the UK was Ship Steward. 100% of Mesquita's were Ship Stewards.

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  • Ship Steward


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Mesquita Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mesquita. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mesquita 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mesquita. 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 220 military records available for the last name Mesquita. For the veterans among your Mesquita ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mesquita Life Expectancy

What is the average Mesquita lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mesquita life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Mesquita in 1962 was 68, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mesquita

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mesquita 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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