Acuna Family History

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Acuna Name Meaning

Galician (Acuña): from (a)cuña ‘wedge’ (Latin cuneus).

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

Similar surnames: Cuba, Cunha, Osuna, Anna, Avena, Cena, Laguna, Avina, Azcona, Ocana

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Acuna Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Acuna name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Acuna. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Acuna Family Origin

Where is the Acuna family from?

Acuna Family Occupations

What did your Acuna ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Acuna. A less common occupation for the Acuna family was Miner. The most common Acuna occupation in the USA was Laborer. 44% of Acuna's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Miner


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Acuna ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Acuna Historical Records

What Acuna family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Acuna. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Acuna 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Acuna. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Acuna. For the veterans among your Acuna ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Acuna Life Expectancy

What is the average Acuna lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Acuna life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Acuna in 1946 was 63, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Acuna

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Acuna 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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