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Mosquera Name Meaning

Spanish: topographic name for someone who lived in a place that was infested with flies or mosquitos from a derivative of mosca ‘fly’ (see Mosca ). Catalan: habitational name from any of numerous places called Mosquera in Catalonia and Valencia in Spain and in Andorra.

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


Similar surnames: Mosqueda, Noguera, Moser, Morera, Sequeira, Madera, Rosauer

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Where is the Mosquera family from?

You can see how Mosquera families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mosquera family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Mosquera families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Mosquera families living in California. This was about 16% of all the recorded Mosquera's in USA. California and 2 other states had the highest population of Mosquera families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mosquera surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mosquera ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Mosquera. 34% of Mosquera men worked as a Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Seaman
    34%
  • Fireman
    34%
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Census Records

There are 541 census records available for the last name Mosquera. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mosquera census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Mosquera. 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 Cards

There are 103 military records available for the last name Mosquera. For the veterans among your Mosquera ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mosquera lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Mosquera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Mosquera in 1965 was 73, and 65 in 2004.

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