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Del Vecchio Name Meaning

Italian (Del Vecchio) and Jewish (from Italy): literally ‘of or belonging to the old one’ (see Vecchio), hence a name denoting the son, associate, or servant of a man dubbed ‘The Old Man’. According to tradition this name was taken by various Jewish families long established in Italy (allegedly since the capture of Jerusalem by the Romans in ad70) to distinguish themselves from later arrivals who migrated there on being expelled from the Iberian Peninsula after 1492.

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


Similar surnames: Del Guercio, Del Negro, Lo Vecchio, Del Gaudio, Colavecchio

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You can see how Del Vecchio families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Del Vecchio family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Del Vecchio families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 14 Del Vecchio families living in New York. This was about 38% of all the recorded Del Vecchio's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Del Vecchio families in 1920.
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What is the average Del Vecchio lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Del Vecchio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Del Vecchio in 1967 was 66, and 77 in 2004.

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