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Vaccaro Family History

Vaccaro Name Meaning

Italian: occupational name for a cowherd, Italian vaccaro (Late Latin vaccarius, a derivative of vacca ‘cow’).

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


Similar surnames: Baccaro, Vacca, Vaccarino, Vaccari, Bacca, Massaro, Cuccaro, Vardaro

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Where is the Vaccaro family from?

You can see how Vaccaro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vaccaro family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Vaccaro families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 20 Vaccaro families living in Tennessee. This was about 45% of all the recorded Vaccaro's in the USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Vaccaro families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vaccaro surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vaccaro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vaccaro. 24% of Vaccaro men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Vaccaro women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vaccaro were Labor and Dressmaker.

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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
    24%
  • Barber
    5%
  • New Worker
    5%
  • Labor
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    11%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • New Worker
    9%
  • Dressmaker
    7%
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What Vaccaro family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Vaccaro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vaccaro 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Vaccaro. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Vaccaro. For the veterans among your Vaccaro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vaccaro lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Vaccaro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Vaccaro in 1947 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

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