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Aquila Name Meaning

nickname from aquila ‘eagle’, denoting a lordly or a sharp-eyed man. habitational name from L’Aquila in Abruzzo or from any of various smaller places called Aquila.

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


Similar surnames: Aguila, Aguilar, D'aquila, Aquino, Mula, Aquilina, Abila, Aull

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Aquila Family Origin

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Aquila Family Occupations

What did your Aquila ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Aquila. 17% of Aquila men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Aquila women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aquila were New Worker and Dress Machine Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Barber
    9%
  • Labrador
    6%
  • New Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    20%
  • Assistant
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Dress Machine Operator
    10%

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

Aquila Historical Records

What Aquila family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Aquila. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aquila 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 918 immigration records available for the last name Aquila. 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 434 military records available for the last name Aquila. For the veterans among your Aquila ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Aquila Life Expectancy

What is the average Aquila lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Aquila life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Aquila in 1959 was 56, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aquila

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Aquila 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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