Vavra Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Vávra): from a derivative of the personal name Vavrinec, Czech form of Latin Laurentius (see Lawrence). The surname is also well established in German-speaking lands.

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

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Vavra Family Origin

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Vavra Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Clerk In Store

    11%
  • Saloon Keeper

    11%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vavra. The most common Vavra occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Vavra's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Vavra family was Saloon Keeper.

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Vavra Historical Records

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Vavra Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Vavra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Vavra in 1961 was 61, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vavra

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