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Bacca Family History

Bacca Name Meaning

variant of Vacca (from vacca ‘cow’), a metonymic occupational name denoting a cowherd or a nickname for a rough-mannered or unsophisticated person. from bacca ‘berry’, perhaps applied as a metonymic occupational name for a gatherer or seller of berries.

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


Similar surnames: Vacca, Barca, Sacca, Baca, Basa, Back, Sacco, Badia, Zecca, Barna

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Where is the Bacca family from?

You can see how Bacca families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bacca family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Bacca families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 21 Bacca families living in New Mexico. This was about 51% of all the recorded Bacca's in the USA. New Mexico had the highest population of Bacca families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bacca surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bacca ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bacca. 53% of Bacca men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Bacca women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bacca were Machinist and Saleslady.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    53%
  • Miner
    20%
  • Farming
    10%
  • Machinist
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    43%
  • Waitress
    29%
  • Saleslady
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bacca. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bacca census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 351 immigration records available for the last name Bacca. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 405 military records available for the last name Bacca. For the veterans among your Bacca ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bacca lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Bacca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bacca in 1956 was 53, and 70 in 2003.

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