Vella Name Meaning

Southern Italian, Maltese: variant of Bella.

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


Similar surnames: Valla, Avella, Lella, Bella, Sella, Bello, Tella, Pella, Villa, Fella

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Vella Family Origin

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Vella Family Occupations

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  • Barber Shop

    14%
  • Boot & Shoe Store

    14%
  • Sewing

    14%
  • Shoe Factory

    14%

In 1880, Barber Shop, Boot & Shoe Store and Sewing were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vella. The most common Vella occupation in the USA was Barber Shop. 14% of Vella's were Barber Shops. A less common occupation for the Vella family was Shoe Factory.

Source: Census data for Vella | Data not to scale

Vella Historical Records

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Vella Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Vella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Vella in 1946 was 54, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vella

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