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Va Family History

Va Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ma, Ba, Ha, Na, Sa, Vas, Vea, Van, Via, Vaz

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Where is the Va family from?

You can see how Va families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Va family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Va families were found in USA in 1920. In 1841 there was 1 Va family living in Orkney. This was 100% of all the recorded Va's in Scotland. Orkney had the highest population of Va families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Va surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Va ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Va. 100% of Va 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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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Va. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Va 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Va. 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 923 military records available for the last name Va. For the veterans among your Va ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Va lifespan?

Between 1989 and 2002, in the United States, Va life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Va in 1989 was 41, and 67 in 2002.

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