Vargas Family History

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Vargas Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: habitational name from Vargas in Santander province, or a topographic name from vargas, plural of varga, a dialect term used in various senses: ‘(thatched) hut’, ‘steep slope’, or ‘fenced pastureland which becomes waterlogged in winter’.

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


Similar surnames: Vara, Bargas, Varas, Carias, Parras, Arras, Mangas, Farias, Barbas

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Vargas Family Origin

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Vargas Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Miner

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vargas. The most common Vargas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Vargas's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Vargas family was Miner.

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Vargas Historical Records

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Vargas Life Expectancy

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