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Varda Family History

Varda Name Meaning

Italian (Turin): unexplained. Probably an altered spelling of Hungarian Várdai, habitational name for someone from any of several places called Várda in Hungary.

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


Similar surnames: Vajda, Carda, Bardy, Rada, Ard, Varga, Vara, Para, Vari, Vayda

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Where is the Varda family from?

You can see how Varda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Varda family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Varda families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Varda families living in New Mexico. This was about 75% of all the recorded Varda's in the USA. New Mexico had the highest population of Varda families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Varda surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Varda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Varda. 43% of Varda men worked as a Laborer.

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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
    43%
  • Proprietor
    22%
  • Miner
    22%
  • Farmer
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Varda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Varda 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 423 immigration records available for the last name Varda. 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 261 military records available for the last name Varda. For the veterans among your Varda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Varda lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Varda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Varda in 1963 was 76, and 70 in 2004.

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