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Vasa Family History

Vasa Name Meaning

Indian (Gujarat): Hindu (Vania) and Jain name of unknown meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Vala, Kara, Asa, Casa, Saha, Das, Lala, Kasa, Jasa, Vas

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Where is the Vasa family from?

You can see how Vasa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vasa family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Vasa families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Vasa family living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Vasa's in the USA. California had the highest population of Vasa families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vasa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vasa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vasa. 29% of Vasa 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
    29%
  • Pharmacist
    15%
  • Painter
    15%
  • Farmer
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Vasa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vasa 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 366 immigration records available for the last name Vasa. 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 240 military records available for the last name Vasa. For the veterans among your Vasa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vasa lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Vasa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Vasa in 1963 was 88, and 76 in 2004.

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