Aguilar Family History

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Aguilar Name Meaning

Spanish, Catalan, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of numerous places called Aguilar, from Latin aquilare ‘haunt of eagles’ (a derivative of aquila ‘eagle’), for example Aguilar de Campo in Palencia, Aguilar de la Frontera in Córdoba, and Aguilar de Segarra in Catalonia.

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

Similar surnames: Aguiar, Aguila, Aquila, Aguilera, Aquilar, Avila, Agar, Arcila

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Aguilar Family Origin

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Aguilar Family Occupations

What did your Aguilar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Aguilar. 33% of Aguilar men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Aguilar women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aguilar were Labor and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
  • Seamstress
  • Laborer

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

Aguilar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 105,000 census records available for the last name Aguilar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aguilar 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 39,000 immigration records available for the last name Aguilar. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Aguilar. For the veterans among your Aguilar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Aguilar Life Expectancy

What is the average Aguilar lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Aguilar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Aguilar in 1942 was 33, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aguilar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Aguilar 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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