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Sevilla Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from the city of this name, the capital of Andalusia, in southwestern Spain. The city is extremely ancient, having reputedly been founded by the Phoenicians. The origin of the name is obscure, presumably Phoenician. It is first recorded in the Latin form Hispalis, which was adopted in Arabic as Isbilia, and thence into early Spanish as Sibilia, now Sevilla.

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


Similar surnames: Revilla, Villa, Deville, Neville, Sicilia, Melillo, Saville, Sella

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Sevilla Family Origin

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Sevilla Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sevilla family was Washer Woman. Fisherman and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sevilla. The most common Sevilla occupation in the USA was Fisherman. 33% of Sevilla's were Fishermans.

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  • Fisherman

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Washer Woman

    33%

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Sevilla Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sevilla. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sevilla 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sevilla. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sevilla. For the veterans among your Sevilla ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sevilla Life Expectancy

What is the average Sevilla lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Sevilla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Sevilla in 1942 was 32, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sevilla

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sevilla 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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