Celaya Family History

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Celaya Name Meaning

Castilianized form of Basque Zelaia, a habitational name from a place named Zelaia, in Biscay province, Basque Country (see Zelaya).

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


Similar surnames: Zelaya, Celano, Retana, Elia, Delay, Celona, Caya, Loya, Delara

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Celaya Family Origin

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Celaya Family Occupations

What did your Celaya ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Celaya occupation in the USA was Retired Merchant. 100% of Celaya's were Retired Merchants.

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  • Retired Merchant

    100%

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

Celaya Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Celaya Life Expectancy

What is the average Celaya lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Celaya life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Celaya in 1946 was 45, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Celaya

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Celaya 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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