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Encinas Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of various places, for example in the provinces of Salamanca, Valladolid, and Segovia, so named encina ‘holm oak’ (Old Spanish lecina, Late Latin ilicina, a derivative of classical Latin ilex, genitive ilicis). Galician (Enciñas): topographic name from the plural from of enciña, a Galician variant of encina.

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

Similar surnames: Canas, Salinas, Vinas, Elias, Encinias, Macina, Pecina, Minas, Espina

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Encinas Family Origin

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Encinas Family Occupations

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In 1880, Laborer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Encinas. A less common occupation for the Encinas family was Works On A Farm. The most common Encinas occupation in the USA was Laborer. 53% of Encinas's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Works On A Farm


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Encinas Historical Records

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Encinas Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Encinas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Encinas in 1944 was 53, and 73 in 2004.

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