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Vazzana Name Meaning

Italian (southern):: occupational name either from Arabic wazzān ‘someone responsible for weighing things’ or Old Sicilian vazzanu ‘artisan craftsman’. in some instances possibly a feminine form of a habitational name from Vazzano in Vibo Valentia province.

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


Similar surnames: Lazzara, Azzara, Lagana, Marzano, Bazzano, Razzano, Mazzaro, Vastano

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Where is the Vazzana family from?

You can see how Vazzana families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vazzana family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Vazzana families living in New York. This was about 35% of all the recorded Vazzana's in USA. New York had the highest population of Vazzana families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vazzana surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vazzana ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Vazzana. 44% of Vazzana men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Vazzana women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vazzana were Truck Driver and New Worker. .

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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
    44%
  • Salesman
    25%
  • Barber
    19%
  • Truck Driver
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Clerk
    25%
  • Operator
    25%
  • New Worker
    25%
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What Vazzana family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 502 census records available for the last name Vazzana. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vazzana 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 399 immigration records available for the last name Vazzana. 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 101 military records available for the last name Vazzana. For the veterans among your Vazzana ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vazzana lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Vazzana life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Vazzana in 1961 was 72, and 88 in 2004.

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