Retana Family History

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Retana Name Meaning

Spanish: Castilianized variant of Basque Erretana, a habitational name from Erretana in Araba, Basque Country.

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

Similar surnames: Reta, Reina, Rana, Delara, Reyna, Reitano, Demara, Regina, Raya

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Retana Family Origin

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Retana Family Occupations

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Retana Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 872 census records available for the last name Retana. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Retana 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 659 immigration records available for the last name Retana. 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 97 military records available for the last name Retana. For the veterans among your Retana ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Retana Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Retana life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Retana in 1965 was 79, and 72 in 2004.

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