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Barajas Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from either of two places in the provinces of Cuenca and Madrid. Compare Varajas .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Barabas, Bargas, Araya, Barros, Pareja, Arata, Barreras, Barlas

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Where is the Barajas family from?

You can see how Barajas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Barajas family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 16 Barajas families living in California. This was about 23% of all the recorded Barajas's in USA. California had the highest population of Barajas families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Barajas surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Barajas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Barajas. 56% of Barajas men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Barajas women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barajas were Farmer and Labor. .

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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
  • Labor
  • Miner
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • New Worker
  • Labor
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Barajas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barajas 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Barajas. 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 917 military records available for the last name Barajas. For the veterans among your Barajas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Barajas lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Barajas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Barajas in 1950 was 49, and 69 in 2004.

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