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Vafiadis Family History

Vafiadis 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: Paradis, Maniatis, Vasilakis, Vadnais, Paradise, Saladin, Vadas

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Where is the Vafiadis family from?

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

What did your Vafiadis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor was the top reported job for people in the USA named Vafiadis. 100% of Vafiadis men worked as a Proprietor. .

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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

  • Proprietor
    100%
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Census Records

There are 185 census records available for the last name Vafiadis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vafiadis 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 293 immigration records available for the last name Vafiadis. 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 26 military records available for the last name Vafiadis. For the veterans among your Vafiadis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vafiadis lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Vafiadis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Vafiadis in 1963 was 69, and 27 in 2004.

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