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Vera Family History

Vera Name Meaning
Spanish (especially southern Spain): habitational name from any of various places called Vera or La Vera, named with vera ‘river bank’.

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

497,995 Historical Documents with Vera on Ancestry.com
400,744 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,686 Military Records
12,023 Immigration Records
38,599 Census and Voter Lists
43,943 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Vera Families

  • Number of Vera families
     46 - 90
     16 - 45
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Vera families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Vera last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Vera census records

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Vera Family Origin

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Vera Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Vera

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Vera Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Vera census records

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Vera Civil War Service Records

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