Virginia Family History

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Virginia Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Virginia, a vernacular form of Latin Verginius.

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


Similar surnames: Virgili, Virgil, Virgilio, Insinga, Virgin, Pardini, Biagini

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Virginia Family Origin

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Virginia Family Occupations

What did your Virginia ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Barber

    15%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Blacksmith

    8%

In 1880, the most common Virginia occupation in the USA was Barber. 15% of Virginia's were Barbers. Barber, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Virginia. A less common occupation for the Virginia family was Blacksmith.

Source: Census data for Virginia | Data not to scale

Virginia Historical Records

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Virginia Life Expectancy

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