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Vavra Family History

Vavra Name Meaning
Czech and Slovak (Vávra): from a derivative of the personal name Vavrinec, Czech form of Latin Laurentius (see Lawrence). The surname is also well established in German-speaking lands.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

26,167 Historical Documents with Vavra on Ancestry.com
7,900 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,160 Military Records
1,248 Immigration Records
5,293 Census and Voter Lists
10,566 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Vavra Families

  • Number of Vavra families
     19 - 35
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Vavra families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Vavra last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Vavra census records

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Vavra Family Origin

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Vavra Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Vavra families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Vavra

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Vavra Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Vavra census records

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Military Service by Vavra

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