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Obregon Name Meaning

Spanish (Obregón): habitational name from Obregón in Cantabria.

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


Similar surnames: Brion, Grego, Aragon, Brenton, Ouren, Cureton, Blegen, Treon, Rego

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Where is the Obregon family from?

You can see how Obregon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Obregon family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Obregon families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Obregon family living in Kent. This was 100% of all the recorded Obregon's in United Kingdom. Kent had the highest population of Obregon families in 1891.
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What did your Obregon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Obregon. 57% of Obregon men worked as a Laborer and 67% of Obregon women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Obregon were Helper and Stenographer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    57%
  • Farm Laborer
    17%
  • Farming
    7%
  • Helper
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    67%
  • Stenographer
    34%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Obregon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Obregon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Obregon. 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 Cards

There are 517 military records available for the last name Obregon. For the veterans among your Obregon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Obregon lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Obregon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Obregon in 1950 was 38, and 75 in 2004.

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