Almaraz Family History

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Almaraz Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from places in Zamora, Cáceres, and Vallodolid provinces. According to Asín Palacios, these names are derived from Arabic al-ma?hrath ‘the cultivated or arable land’; another possible origin would be al-ma?hras ‘the guarded or fortified place’, ‘the sanctuary’.

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

Similar surnames: Alcaraz, Amaral, Almazan, Almada, Alcala, Almanzar, Amaro, Lara

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Almaraz Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Almaraz name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Almaraz. 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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Almaraz Family Origin

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Almaraz Family Occupations

What did your Almaraz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Mexican Council and Seamstress were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Almaraz. A less common occupation for the Almaraz family was Stock Raiser. The most common Almaraz occupation in the USA was Mexican Council. 33% of Almaraz's were Mexican Councils.

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  • Mexican Council

  • Seamstress

  • Stock Raiser


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Almaraz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Almaraz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Almaraz 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Almaraz. 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 466 military records available for the last name Almaraz. For the veterans among your Almaraz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Almaraz Life Expectancy

What is the average Almaraz lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Almaraz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Almaraz in 1945 was 41, and 66 in 2004.

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