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Californians of Spanish surname population, employment, income, education by California. Dept. of Industrial Relations. Division of Labor Statistics and Research.

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Published by California Dept. of Industrial Relations, Fair Employment Practice Commission, Division of Fair Employment Practices in San Francisco .
Written in English


  • Latin Americans -- California,
  • Latin Americans -- Economic conditions

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Bibliography: p.53.

StatementState of California, Dept. of Industrial Relations, Fair Employment Practice Commission.
ContributionsCalifornia. Division of Fair Employment Practices.
The Physical Object
Pagination54 p. ;
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17804285M

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In his enduring study of Spanish-speaking Californians―a group that includes both native-born Californians, or Californios, and immigrants from Mexico―Leonard Pitt charts one of the earliest chapters in the state's ethnic history, and, in the process, he sheds light on debates and tensions that continue to this a new foreword for this edition, Ramón A. Gutiérrez discusses the Cited by: Adding Surnames; Welcome to the Surname List. You may automatically submit the surnames you are researching. If you wish to enter more than one, please separate them by a comma (","). Contacting a Researcher; Please note if you wish to CONTACT someone on the list, their email addresses have been modified to prevent spamming. Luna – , – Can be both Spanish, Italian, and Romanian, meaning "Moon". Domínguez – ,; Garza – , – From Basque and is Galician. Velásquez – , – A patronymic name, meaning "Son of Velasco" Estrada – , – Both Spanish and Portuguese; Soto – , census list of spanish surnames e-1 abad abadia abadiano abadias abadilla abadin abaigar abajo aballe abalo abalos abaonza abarca abarco abaroa abarquez abarta abarzua abascal abasta abastas abasto abaunza abaurrea abay abaya abbadie abdala abea abeita abeja abelairas abelar abeldano abeledo abella abellan abelleiraFile Size: KB.

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  The book Hispanic Surnames and Family History has a section titled "Spanish Surnames for Which There Exist Histories or Historical Sketches in the United States and Latin America". This section is what makes this book worth every penny and more. As you read Spanish records, you will need to be aware that some words vary with usage. Plural forms of Spanish words usually add s to the singular noun as well as to the article and adjective. Thus, el abuelo materno (the maternal grandparent) become los abuelos maternos (the maternal grandparents). Spanish Ministry of culture CIDA database for Archives in Spain and Latin America - Searcheable online. Jewish Surnames in Spain - based on Santo Oficio, Jewish censuses, etc. List of Sephardic surnames from Comunidad Israelita Principado de Asturias. Pages in category "Spanish-language surnames" The following pages are in this category, out of approximately total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).