Archuleta Family History

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Archuleta Name Meaning

Castilianized form of Basque Aretxuloeta, a topographic name meaning ‘oak hollow’, from aretx, Biscayan variant of (h)artiz ‘oak’ + zulo ‘hole’, ‘hollow’ + -eta ‘place or group of’.

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

Similar surnames: Argueta, Ancheta, Arciniega, Iraheta, Arrieta, Arboleda, Arcila

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Archuleta Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Archuleta name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Archuleta. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • England & Wales


  • Spain


  • Portugal


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Archuleta Family Origin

Where is the Archuleta family from?

Archuleta Family Occupations

What did your Archuleta ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Archuleta occupation in the USA was Laborer. 39% of Archuleta's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Archuleta family was Farm Laborer. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Archuleta.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Archuleta ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Archuleta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Archuleta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Archuleta 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 439 immigration records available for the last name Archuleta. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Archuleta. For the veterans among your Archuleta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Archuleta Life Expectancy

What is the average Archuleta lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Archuleta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Archuleta in 1942 was 42, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Archuleta

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Archuleta 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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