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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 Family Origin

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Almaraz Family Occupations

What did your Almaraz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Almaraz. 28% of Almaraz men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Almaraz women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Almaraz were Carpenter and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Labor
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    17%
  • Canner
    9%
  • Dunmaker
    9%
  • Housewife
    9%

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

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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