Medina Family History

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Medina Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the several places, as for example Medina-Sidonia in Cádiz province and Medina del Campo in Valladolid, so called from Arabic medina ‘city’. The surname is also borne by Sephardic Jews.

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


Similar surnames: Medin, Mina, Pecina, Molina, Merida, Mena, Merin, Messina, Reina

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Medina Family Origin

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Medina Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    48%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Medina. The most common Medina occupation in the USA was Laborer. 48% of Medina's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Medina family was Keeping House.

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Medina Historical Records

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Medina Life Expectancy

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