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La Vecchia Name Meaning

Southern Italian: nickname from la vecchia ‘the old’, applied to a person of either gender, either as a nickname for a man who fussed like an old woman or for someone from an old family, the feminine form probably being due to the influence of the Italian word famiglia ‘family’.

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

Similar surnames: Lo Vecchio, Della Vecchia, La Tella, La Franchi, Li Vecchi, Vecchio

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You can see how La Vecchia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The La Vecchia family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 La Vecchia families living in New York. This was about 75% of all the recorded La Vecchia's in the USA. New York had the highest population of La Vecchia families in 1920.
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There are 193 census records available for the last name La Vecchia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, La Vecchia 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

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There are 132 military records available for the last name La Vecchia. For the veterans among your La Vecchia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average La Vecchia lifespan?

Between 1986 and 2003, in the United States, La Vecchia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for La Vecchia in 1986 was 84, and 84 in 2003.

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