Bocanegra Family History

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Bocanegra Name Meaning

Spanish: nickname from boca ‘mouth’ + negra ‘black’, denoting a foul-mouthed or abusive person. In the form Boccanegra, this surname has also been long established in Italy.

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

Similar surnames: Becerra, Bonner, Bocan, Colaneri, Escalera, Alcantara, Bonasera

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Bocanegra Family Origin

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Bocanegra Family Occupations

What did your Bocanegra ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bocanegra occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 43% of Bocanegra's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Keeping House and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bocanegra. A less common occupation for the Bocanegra family was Shepherd.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Laundress

  • Shepherd


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Bocanegra Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bocanegra Life Expectancy

What is the average Bocanegra lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bocanegra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Bocanegra in 1944 was 23, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bocanegra

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