Vanella Family History

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Vanella Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from a place or house called Hel or Ter Helle, from Middle Dutch helle ‘depression’, ‘low-lying place’. Italian: of uncertain derivation. It could be a topographic name from Old Italian venella ‘alley’. Alternatively, it could be from a short form of the personal name Giovanello (or the feminine form Giovanella) or from a derivative of Vano.

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


Similar surnames: Danella, Capella, Mainella, Manella, Minella, Zanella, Palla, Fanelli

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Vanella Family Origin

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Vanella Family Occupations

What did your Vanella ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Vanella occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Vanella's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Vanella.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Vanella ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Vanella Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Vanella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vanella census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Vanella. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Vanella. For the veterans among your Vanella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vanella Life Expectancy

What is the average Vanella lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Vanella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Vanella in 1958 was 61, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vanella

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vanella ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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