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Vacanti Family History

Vacanti Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): nickname for a simpleton, from Sicilian vacanti (Italian vacante) ‘empty’, ‘vacant’.

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


Similar surnames: Valiante, Visconti, Caranci, Galante, Galanti, Valenti, Valentin

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Where is the Vacanti family from?

You can see how Vacanti families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vacanti family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Vacanti families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 13 Vacanti families living in New York. This was about 59% of all the recorded Vacanti's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Vacanti families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vacanti surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vacanti ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vacanti. 41% of Vacanti men worked as a Laborer and 38% of Vacanti women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vacanti were Presser and New Worker.

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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
    41%
  • Truck Driver
    14%
  • Bricklayer
    10%
  • Presser
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    38%
  • Seamstress
    38%
  • New Worker
    25%
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What Vacanti family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 978 census records available for the last name Vacanti. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vacanti 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 196 immigration records available for the last name Vacanti. 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 454 military records available for the last name Vacanti. For the veterans among your Vacanti ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vacanti lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Vacanti life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Vacanti in 1955 was 39, and 88 in 2004.

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