Arteaga Family History

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Arteaga Name Meaning

Basque: habitational name from any of several places in the province of Biscay named with arte ‘holm oak’ + the locative suffix -aga ‘place or group of’.

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

Similar surnames: Arriaga, Careaga, Fraga, Aliaga, Arena, Ortega, Arriaza, Astorga

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Arteaga Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Arteaga name?

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

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • France


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Arteaga Family Origin

Where is the Arteaga family from?

Arteaga Family Occupations

What did your Arteaga ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Arteaga occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 50% of Arteaga's were Cigar Makers. Cigar Maker and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Arteaga.

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  • Cigar Maker

  • Keeping House


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

Arteaga Historical Records

What Arteaga family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Arteaga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arteaga 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Arteaga. 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 438 military records available for the last name Arteaga. For the veterans among your Arteaga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arteaga Life Expectancy

What is the average Arteaga lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Arteaga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Arteaga in 1950 was 55, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arteaga

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arteaga 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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