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Paredes Surname Meaning

Spanish Galician and Portuguese: topographic name from Spanish pared Portuguese and Galician parede ‘(house) wall’. The surname may be for a person who lived in a lean-to built against the wall of a larger building (servants often lived in buildings of this sort outside manor houses) or for a person from any of numerous places called with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Paredez, Paradis, Bardes, Pardo, Breden, Reder, Cordes, Remes

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Where is the Paredes family from?

You can see how Paredes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Paredes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Paredes families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Paredes families living in Gloucestershire. This was about 50% of all the recorded Paredes's in United Kingdom. Gloucestershire had the highest population of Paredes families in 1891.
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What did your Paredes ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Paredes. 100% of Paredes women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Passenger Lists

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Draft Cards

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

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What is the average Paredes lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Paredes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Paredes in 1945 was 40, and 64 in 2004.

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