Arocha Family History

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Arocha Name Meaning

Spanish (and Portuguese): possibly from the Basque occupational name Arotxa, Arotza, from arotz (arotx) ‘smith’, ‘carpenter’ + the article suffix -a, or alternatively a topographic from a rocha ‘the rock’ (with the Portuguese or Galician article). This name is chiefly associated with the Canary Islands.

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


Similar surnames: Rocha, Da Rocha, Laroche, Rock, Roche, Roca, Arch, Groch, Troia, Roch

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Arocha Family Origin

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Arocha Family Occupations

What did your Arocha ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arocha. A less common occupation for the Arocha family was Farmer & Day Laborer. The most common Arocha occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Arocha's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    40%
  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Farmer & Day Laborer

    10%

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

Arocha Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Arocha. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arocha 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Arocha. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Arocha. For the veterans among your Arocha ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arocha Life Expectancy

What is the average Arocha lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Arocha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Arocha in 1951 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arocha

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arocha 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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