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Vafias Family History

Vafias 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: Vadas, Vargas, Valis, Carias, Matias, Masias, Farias, Varian, Arias

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Where is the Vafias family from?

You can see how Vafias families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vafias family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Vafias families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 50% of all the recorded Vafias's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Vafias families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vafias surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vafias ancestors do for a living?

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

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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

  • Partnership
    100%
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Census Records

There are 61 census records available for the last name Vafias. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vafias 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 104 immigration records available for the last name Vafias. 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 14 military records available for the last name Vafias. For the veterans among your Vafias ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vafias lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2001, in the United States, Vafias life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Vafias in 1970 was 73, and 91 in 2001.

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