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Vega Family History

Vega Name Meaning
Spanish: habitational name from any of the numerous places named Vega or La Vega, from vega ‘meadow’ (of pre-Roman origin, probably originally denoting irrigated land).

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

1,035,116 Historical Documents with Vega on Ancestry.com
763,515 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,589 Military Records
38,800 Immigration Records
148,584 Census and Voter Lists
72,628 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Vega Families

  • Number of Vega families
     335 - 667
     112 - 334
     1 - 111
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Vega families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Vega last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Vega census records

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Vega Family Origin

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Vega Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Vega

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Vega Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Vega census records

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Vega Civil War Service Records

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