Vaca Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from vaca ‘cow’ (Latin vacca), probably applied as a metonymic occupational name for a cowherd or as a nickname. Czech: pet form of the personal name Václav (see Vacek).

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


Similar surnames: Vara, Vacca, Baca, Vacha, Basa, Vana, Kara, Bacca, Vida, Vala

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Vaca Family Origin

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Vaca Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Cartman

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cartman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vaca. The most common Vaca occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Vaca's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Vaca family was Keeping House.

Source: Census data for Vaca | Data not to scale

Vaca Historical Records

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Vaca Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Vaca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Vaca in 1952 was 33, and 53 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vaca

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