Vegas Family History

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Vegas Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the places named Vegas or Las Vegas, from the plural of vega ‘meadow’ (see Vega).

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

Similar surnames: Vega, Vinas, Regas, Vea, Veras, Veiga, Vilas, Vera, Beas, Viegas

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Vegas Family Origin

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Vegas Family Occupations

What did your Vegas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Domestic Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vegas. The most common Vegas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Vegas's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Vegas family was Dry Goods & Grocery.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Domestic Servant

  • Dry Goods & Grocery


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Vegas ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Vegas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Vegas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vegas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Vegas. 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 Card

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Vegas. For the veterans among your Vegas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vegas Life Expectancy

What is the average Vegas lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Vegas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Vegas in 1952 was 27, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vegas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vegas ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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