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Vina Name Meaning

Galician and Spanish (Viña): habitational name from any of numerous places (especially in Galicia and Asturies) named Viña, from viña ‘vineyard’. in some cases also Castilianized spelling of Catalan Vinya, of the same derivation.

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


Similar surnames: Vinal, Vinas, Vila, Mina, Vine, Viana, Pina, Vigna, Avina, Vilas

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Where is the Vina family from?

You can see how Vina families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vina family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Vina families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Vina families living in Indiana. This was about 67% of all the recorded Vina's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Vina families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vina surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vina ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vina. 24% of Vina men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Vina women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vina were Teacher and Despalilladora.

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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
    24%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Teacher
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    43%
  • Typist
    29%
  • Despalilladora
    29%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Vina. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vina 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Vina. 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 299 military records available for the last name Vina. For the veterans among your Vina ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vina lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Vina life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Vina in 1964 was 71, and 79 in 2004.

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