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Ojeda Surname Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Ojeda in Burgos province or from the valley of Ojeda in Palencia province which is probably named with a shortened form of Latin folia ‘leaves’ + the collective suffix -eta.

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

Similar surnames: Tejeda, Olea, Olmeda, Weeda, Breda, Ojala, Tejera, Seda, Rueda, Oja

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Where is the Ojeda family from?

You can see how Ojeda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ojeda family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Ojeda families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Ojeda families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Ojeda's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Ojeda families in 1840.
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What did your Ojeda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and None were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ojeda. 42% of Ojeda men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Ojeda women worked as a None. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ojeda were Labrador and Novicia. .

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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
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Labrador

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • None
  • Maid
  • Waitress
  • Novicia
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Passenger Lists

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ojeda. For the veterans among your Ojeda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ojeda lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ojeda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Ojeda in 1957 was 33, and 70 in 2004.

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