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Vavosa Family History

Vavosa 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: Vavra, Raposa, Canosa, Vamos, Vavala, Varona, Savoia, Savona, Savoca

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Where is the Vavosa family from?

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

What did your Vavosa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver was the top reported job for people in the USA named Vavosa. 50% of Vavosa men worked as a Truck Driver. .

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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

  • Truck Driver
    50%
  • Truck Driver Assistant
    50%
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What Vavosa family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 26 census records available for the last name Vavosa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vavosa 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 7 immigration records available for the last name Vavosa. 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 6 military records available for the last name Vavosa. For the veterans among your Vavosa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vavosa lifespan?

Between 1972 and 2004, in the United States, Vavosa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Vavosa in 1972 was 51, and 63 in 2004.

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