Diaz Name Meaning

Spanish (Díaz): patronymic from the medieval personal name Didacus (see Diego).

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


Similar surnames: Dias, Diez, Riaz, Dia, Diab, Dial, Baz, Paz, Dimas, Dix

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Diaz Family Origin

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Diaz Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Cigar Maker

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Diaz family was Cigar Maker. The most common Diaz occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Diaz's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Diaz.

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Diaz Historical Records

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Diaz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Diaz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Diaz in 1941 was 34, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Diaz

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