Saavedra Family History

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Saavedra Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from any of the places in the Galician provinces of Ourense and Lugo named Saavedra, from saa ‘hall’ (from Gothic sals ‘main house’) + vedro ‘old’ (Latin vetus).

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


Similar surnames: Savedra, Silveira, Sauceda, Talavera, Scalera, Tavera, Sander

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Saavedra Family Origin

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Saavedra Family Occupations

What did your Saavedra ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Saavedra occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 50% of Saavedra's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Saavedra.

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  • Farm Laborer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    50%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Saavedra ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Saavedra Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Saavedra Life Expectancy

What is the average Saavedra lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Saavedra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Saavedra in 1949 was 27, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Saavedra

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saavedra ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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