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Angeles Family History

Angeles Name Meaning

from a short form of the Marian personal name María de los Ángeles (‘Mary of the angels’). habitational name from a place named Ángeles (in A Coruña province) or Los Ángeles (for example, in the provinces of Córdoba and Cádiz).

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


Similar surnames: Angles, Angel, Nieves, Angerer, Angelos, Angle, Knowles, Jungels

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Where is the Angeles family from?

You can see how Angeles families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Angeles family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Angeles families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Angeles family living in Nova Scotia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Angeles's in Canada. Nova Scotia and 1 other province had the highest population of Angeles families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Angeles surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Angeles ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Angeles. 23% of Angeles men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Angeles women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Angeles were Waiter and Waitress.

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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
    23%
  • Truck Driver
    11%
  • Proprietor
    11%
  • Waiter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    25%
  • Peeler
    25%
  • Sales Lady
    25%
  • Waitress
    25%
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Census Records

There are 118,000 census records available for the last name Angeles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Angeles census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Angeles. 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 48,000 military records available for the last name Angeles. For the veterans among your Angeles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Angeles lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Angeles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Angeles in 1951 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

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