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Ahumada Name Meaning

Spanish: topographic or habitational name from a place named with ahumar ‘to smoke’, possibly denoting a place where ham and other meats were smoked or alternatively a place that had been cleared for settlement by burning. Places named with this word are found in Jaén and Cádiz.

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


Similar surnames: Alameda, Umana, Almada, Anglada, Ahlman, Fiumara, Sumida, Amaya

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Where is the Ahumada family from?

You can see how Ahumada families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ahumada family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 11 Ahumada families living in California. This was about 39% of all the recorded Ahumada's in the USA. California had the highest population of Ahumada families in 1920.
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What did your Ahumada ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Ahumada. 56% of Ahumada men worked as a Laborer.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    56%
  • Cook
    23%
  • Dishwasher
    23%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ahumada. 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 Cards

There are 240 military records available for the last name Ahumada. For the veterans among your Ahumada ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ahumada lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Ahumada life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Ahumada in 1956 was 54, and 70 in 2004.

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