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 Family Origin

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Aldana Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Aldana. 20% of Aldana men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Aldana women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aldana were Bell Hay and Household Sewer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Actor
  • Bartender
  • Bell Hay

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Domestic
  • Assistant Cook
  • Compector
  • Household Sewer

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

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

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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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