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Almaraz Surname Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the places so called in Zamora Cáceres and Vallodolid provinces. The placename is of Arabic origin either from al-maḥrath ‘the cultivated or arable land’ or from al-maḥras ‘the guarded or fortified place the sanctuary’. Compare Almarez and Almeraz .

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


Similar surnames: Alcaraz, Amaral, Almazan, Almada, Alcala, Almanzar, Amaro, Lara

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Where is the Almaraz family from?

You can see how Almaraz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Almaraz family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Almaraz families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Almaraz families living in Texas. This was 100% of all the recorded Almaraz's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Almaraz families in 1880.
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What did your Almaraz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Almaraz. 43% of Almaraz men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Almaraz women worked as a Housework. .

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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
    43%
  • Labor
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    11%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    100%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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Draft Cards

There are 466 military records available for the last name Almaraz. For the veterans among your Almaraz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Almaraz lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Almaraz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Almaraz in 1945 was 41, and 66 in 2004.

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