Via Name Meaning

French (Huguenot): variant of Viau (see Vial). Southern Italian: from a short form of a personal name or surname ending with -via, for example Bellavia. Southern Italian: from a variant of Bia, a personal name of Greek origin, a calque of Latin Vita ‘life’.

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

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Via Family Origin

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Via Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Via family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Via. The most common Via occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Via's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Via | Data not to scale

Via Historical Records

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Via Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Via life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Via in 1950 was 38, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Via

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