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Caudillo Family History

Caudillo Surname Meaning

Spanish (Aragon): nickname or occupational name from caudillo ‘military leader’. This surname is very rare in Spain; it is found mainly in Mexico.

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

Similar surnames: Gordillo, Badillo, Claudio, Castillo, Carrillo, Cabello, Trujillo

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Where is the Caudillo family from?

You can see how Caudillo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Caudillo family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Caudillo families living in California. This was about 30% of all the recorded Caudillo's in USA. California had the highest population of Caudillo families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Caudillo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Caudillo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Caudillo. 60% of Caudillo 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
  • Farm Laborer
  • New Worker
  • Farm Labor
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Caudillo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caudillo 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 762 immigration records available for the last name Caudillo. 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 384 military records available for the last name Caudillo. For the veterans among your Caudillo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Caudillo lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Caudillo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Caudillo in 1957 was 55, and 74 in 2004.

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