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Figura Family History

Figura Surname Meaning

Polish Slovak Ukrainian and Hungarian: nickname for someone with a comic appearance from figura ‘figure character strange fellow’ (from Latin figura ‘form shape’). Italian (southern): possibly from a short form of a personal name formed with figura ‘form shape’ (possibly with the same meaning as in ).

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


Similar surnames: Gura, Figge, Maura, Fina, Figueira, Ficara, Figaro, Nigro, Fedora

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Where is the Figura family from?

You can see how Figura families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Figura family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Figura families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 18 Figura families living in California. This was about 58% of all the recorded Figura's in USA. California had the highest population of Figura families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Figura surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Figura ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Figura. 43% of Figura men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Figura women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Figura were Labor and Maid. .

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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%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Miner
    7%
  • Labor
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    20%
  • Seamstress
    15%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Maid
    15%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Figura. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Figura census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 783 immigration records available for the last name Figura. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 988 military records available for the last name Figura. For the veterans among your Figura ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Figura lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Figura life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Figura in 1961 was 46, and 86 in 2004.

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