Aguiar Family History

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Aguiar Name Meaning

Galician and Portuguese: habitational name from a common place name, derived from Latin aquilare ‘haunt of eagles’. Compare Spanish Aguilar.

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


Similar surnames: Aguilar, Aguila, Aguirre, Auer, Avelar, Eguia, Alviar, Anguiano

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Aguiar Family Origin

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Aguiar Family Occupations

What did your Aguiar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Spinner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Aguiar. 33% of Aguiar men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Aguiar women worked as a Spinner. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aguiar were Farmer and Packer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    33%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Foreman
    6%
  • Farmer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Spinner
    15%
  • Seamstress
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Packer
    7%

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

Aguiar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Aguiar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aguiar 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 Aguiar. 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 Aguiar. For the veterans among your Aguiar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Aguiar Life Expectancy

What is the average Aguiar lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Aguiar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Aguiar in 1947 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

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