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Voda Family History

Voda Name Meaning

Czech, Slovak, and Slovenian: topographic name or nickname from voda ‘water’. Compare Czech Vodicka.

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


Similar surnames: Vida, Coda, Kosa, Boda, Vrba, Hora, Cada, Seda, Rada, Broda

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Where is the Voda family from?

You can see how Voda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Voda family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Voda families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Voda families living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Voda's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Voda families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Voda surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Voda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Voda. 34% of Voda men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Voda women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Voda were Salesman and Maid. .

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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

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Miner
    10%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    34%
  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Maid
    34%
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Census Records

There are 935 census records available for the last name Voda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Voda 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 485 immigration records available for the last name Voda. 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 420 military records available for the last name Voda. For the veterans among your Voda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Voda lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Voda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Voda in 1958 was 58, and 41 in 2004.

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