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Vafiades Family History

Vafiades 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: Valdes, Fiddes, Eliades, Vides, Fildes, Valade, Valadez, Lapides

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Where is the Vafiades family from?

You can see how Vafiades families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vafiades family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Vafiades families living in Indiana. This was about 33% of all the recorded Vafiades's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Vafiades families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vafiades surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vafiades ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Helper was the top reported job for people in the USA named Vafiades. 20% of Vafiades men worked as a Helper. .

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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

  • Helper
    20%
  • Manager
    20%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Waiter
    20%
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Census Records

There are 240 census records available for the last name Vafiades. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vafiades 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 181 immigration records available for the last name Vafiades. 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 93 military records available for the last name Vafiades. For the veterans among your Vafiades ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vafiades lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2002, in the United States, Vafiades life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Vafiades in 1960 was 49, and 80 in 2002.

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