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Va Bess Family History

Va Bess Surname 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: Van Ess, Van Ness, Valdes, Lawless, Vass, Valles, Vales, Harness

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Where is the Va Bess family from?

You can see how Va Bess families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Va Bess family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Va Bess family living in South Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Va Bess's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Va Bess families in 1920.
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Census Records

There are 1 census records available for the last name Va Bess. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Va Bess 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Va Bess. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Va Bess. For the veterans among your Va Bess ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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