Vergara Family History

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Vergara Name Meaning

Basque: Castilianized variant of Basque Bergara, a habitational name from places so called (earlier Virgara) in the provinces of Gipuzkoa and Navarre. The place name is of uncertain derivation; the second element is gara ‘hill’, ‘height’, ‘eminence’, but the first has not been satisfactorily identified.

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

Similar surnames: Verona, Cervera, Ferrara, Serra, Segura, Elgart, Perala, Delara

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Vergara Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Vergara name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Vergara. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • Native American—Andean


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Vergara Family Origin

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Vergara Family Occupations

What did your Vergara ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Vergara. The most common Vergara occupation in the USA was Laborer. 67% of Vergara's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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Vergara Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Vergara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vergara 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Vergara. 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 963 military records available for the last name Vergara. For the veterans among your Vergara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vergara Life Expectancy

What is the average Vergara lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Vergara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Vergara in 1942 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vergara 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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