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Vari Name Meaning

Hungarian (Vári): habitational name for someone from either of two places called Vári in Békés or Bereg County or a topographic name for someone who lived by or in a castle or an occupational name for someone who worked in one from Hungarian vár ‘castle’. Italian (Lazio): patronymic or plural form of the personal name Varo from Latin Varus or a short form of Alvaro .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mari, Kari, Hari, Varni, Vara, Bari, Sari, Mars, Sardi, Lare

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Where is the Vari family from?

You can see how Vari families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vari family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Vari families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Vari families living in Illinois. This was about 20% of all the recorded Vari's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Vari families in 1920.
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What did your Vari ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Dress Maker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Vari. 100% of Vari men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Vari women worked as a Dress Maker. .

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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

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Dress Maker
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Census Records

There are 834 census records available for the last name Vari. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vari 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 651 immigration records available for the last name Vari. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Vari. For the veterans among your Vari ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vari lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Vari life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Vari in 1945 was 36, and 81 in 2004.

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