Zabala Family History

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Zabala Name Meaning

Basque: habitational name from any of various places in Biscay and Araba named Zabala, from Basque zabal ‘large’, ‘broad’ + the definite article -a. In some cases the surname may have arisen as a nickname from the same word.

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

Similar surnames: Zabawa, Zawada, Sabala, Cabana, Zavala, Zavada, Ayala, Zapata, Hatala

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Zabala Family Origin

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Zabala Family Occupations

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Zabala Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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There are 561 military records available for the last name Zabala. For the veterans among your Zabala ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zabala Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Zabala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Zabala in 1952 was 67, and 70 in 2004.

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