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Vecchio Name Meaning

Italian (mainly Sicily): from vecchio ‘old’, ‘aged’, applied as a status name for the older or oldest son, or as a nickname, possibly for someone who was prematurely gray, bent, or wrinkled.

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

Similar surnames: Vecchi, Orecchio, Pecci, Vesco, Vacchiano, Miccio, Lo Vecchio

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Where is the Vecchio family from?

You can see how Vecchio families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vecchio family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Vecchio families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Vecchio families living in New York. This was about 80% of all the recorded Vecchio's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Vecchio families in 1880.
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What did your Vecchio ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vecchio. 26% of Vecchio men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Vecchio women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vecchio were Clerk and Seamstress.

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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
  • Salesman
  • New Worker
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • New Worker
  • Operator
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Vecchio. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vecchio 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Vecchio. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Vecchio. For the veterans among your Vecchio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vecchio lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Vecchio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Vecchio in 1946 was 65, and 82 in 2004.

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