Vita Family History

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Vita Name Meaning

Italian and Spanish: from a medieval female personal name, originally an affectionate nickname, from Italian vita ‘life’ (Latin vita). Italian: from a short form of the medieval personal name Bonavita.

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


Similar surnames: Vida, Via, Rita, Vito, Vital, Mita, Fina, Viti, Vota, Sita

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Vita Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Vita name?

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

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  • Italy

    34%

  • England & Wales

    15%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    11%

  • France

    6%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

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Vita Family Origin

Where is the Vita family from?

Vita Family Occupations

What did your Vita ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Vita occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Vita's were Farmers. Farmer, Herder and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vita. A less common occupation for the Vita family was Milkman.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Herder

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Milkman

    13%

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

Vita Historical Records

What Vita family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Vita. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vita 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Vita. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Vita. For the veterans among your Vita ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vita Life Expectancy

What is the average Vita lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Vita life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Vita in 1950 was 38, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vita

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vita 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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