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Oviedo Family History

Oviedo Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Oviedo Castilianized form of Asturian-Leonese Uviéu the name of the regional capital of Asturias found in early records in the Latin form Ovetum.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Loredo, Olivero, Vida, Pinedo, Olmedo, Canedo, Rovito, Macedo, Olmeda

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Where is the Oviedo family from?

You can see how Oviedo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oviedo family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Oviedo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Oviedo families living in Arizona. This was about 75% of all the recorded Oviedo's in USA. Arizona had the highest population of Oviedo families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Oviedo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Oviedo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Oviedo. 48% of Oviedo men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Oviedo women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Oviedo were Plasterer and Seamstress. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Plasterer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Fruit
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Oviedo. 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 314 military records available for the last name Oviedo. For the veterans among your Oviedo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Oviedo lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Oviedo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Oviedo in 1940 was 38, and 67 in 2004.

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