Zarate Family History

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Zarate Name Meaning

Basque: habitational name from Zarate, a place in Araba province, named from Basque zara ‘thicket’.

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

Similar surnames: Garate, Zara, Maratea, Arzate, Arata, Tarte, Plate, Irace, Strate

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Zarate Family Origin

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Zarate Family Occupations

What did your Zarate ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Zarate occupation in the USA was Cattle Herder. 25% of Zarate's were Cattle Herders. A less common occupation for the Zarate family was Stock Raiser. Cattle Herder, Clerk In Store and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zarate.

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  • Cattle Herder

  • Clerk In Store

  • Laborer

  • Stock Raiser


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Zarate Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Zarate Life Expectancy

What is the average Zarate lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Zarate life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Zarate in 1957 was 65, and 63 in 2004.

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