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Velasco Family History

Velasco Name Meaning
from the personal name Velasco, Belasco, formed with Basque bel- ‘raven’ + the diminutive suffix -sco.in some cases possibly a habitational name from any of various places in Logroño, Soria, and Seville provinces named Velasco.

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

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Name Distribution of Velasco Families

  • Number of Velasco families
     26 - 49
     9 - 25
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Velasco families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Velasco last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Velasco Family Origin

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Velasco Immigration Information

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Velasco Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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