Vargus Family History

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Vargus Name Meaning

Apparently a respelling of Spanish Vargas. Irish: variant of Fergus.

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


Similar surnames: Vargas, Bargas, Vogus, Vagts, Hargis, Markus, Mangus, Barcus, Vargo

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Vargus Family Origin

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Vargus Family Occupations

What did your Vargus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Engineer, Farmer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vargus. A less common occupation for the Vargus family was Laborer. The most common Vargus occupation in the USA was Engineer. 20% of Vargus's were Engineers.

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  • Engineer

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Fisherman

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

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

Vargus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Vargus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vargus 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 Vargus. 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 Vargus. For the veterans among your Vargus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vargus Life Expectancy

What is the average Vargus lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Vargus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Vargus in 1959 was 52, and 89 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vargus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vargus 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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