Aldana Family History

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Aldana Name Meaning

Basque: habitational name from a town called Aldana in Biscay province, Basque Country, or topographic name from Basque alde ‘side’, ‘slope’. The ending -ana is common in Basque place names; its meaning is vague: apparently no more than ‘place’.

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

Similar surnames: Aldama, Alday, Aldaco, Apodaca, Albano, Arana, Aldaz, Kalina, Almanza

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Aldana Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Aldana name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Aldana. 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


  • France


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Aldana Family Origin

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Aldana Family Occupations

What did your Aldana ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Aldana occupation in the UK was Columbian Consul. 100% of Aldana's were Columbian Consuls.

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  • Columbian Consul


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Aldana Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Aldana. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aldana 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Aldana. 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 286 military records available for the last name Aldana. For the veterans among your Aldana ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Aldana Life Expectancy

What is the average Aldana lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Aldana life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Aldana in 1963 was 72, and 58 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Aldana 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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