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Ariza Name Meaning

Castilianized form of Basque Aritza, a topographic name from Basque (h)aritz ‘oak’ + the article suffix -a. Spanish: habitational name from a place so named in Zaragoza province in Aragón.

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


Similar surnames: Araiza, Arana, Arizpe, Araya, Arvizu, Krizan, Arata, Arriaza, Arzu

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Where is the Ariza family from?

You can see how Ariza families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ariza family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Ariza families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Ariza families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 89% of all the recorded Ariza's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Ariza families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ariza surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ariza ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Ariza. 39% of Ariza men worked as a Laborer.

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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
    39%
  • Farm Laborer
    17%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Apprentice
    12%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ariza. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ariza 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ariza. 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 118 military records available for the last name Ariza. For the veterans among your Ariza ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ariza lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ariza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Ariza in 1963 was 79, and 61 in 2004.

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