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Espada Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: metonymic occupational name for an armorer or a swordsman, from espada ‘sword’ (Latin spata, from Greek spathe, originally denoting a broad, two-edged sword without a point). In some cases the surname may be a Catalan cognate, from Old Catalan espada (now espasa).

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


Similar surnames: Spada, Espana, Estrada, Sada, Rada, Prada, Seda, Espina, Espejo

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Espada Family Origin

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Espada Family Occupations

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Espada Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Espada Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Espada life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Espada in 1962 was 61, and 62 in 2004.

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