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Vivar Family History

Vivar Name Meaning
Spanish: habitational name from any of the places called with Vivar, specially from Vivar del Cid, in Burgos province, the place where the medieval warrior Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, also known as El Cid, was born.

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

40,693 Historical Documents with Vivar on Ancestry
16,768 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
93 Military Records
487 Immigration Records
1,210 Census and Voter Lists
22,135 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Vivar Families

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

Vivar census records

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Vivar Family Origin

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Vivar Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Vivar

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Vivar Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Vivar census records

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Military Service by Vivar

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