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Volante Name Meaning

Italian: nickname from volante ‘(he) who flies’ (compare 3, below). Spanish: unexplained. English: nickname from the present participle of Old French voler ‘to fly’, in the sense of ‘nimble’, ‘agile’.

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


Similar surnames: Voland, Violante, Morante, Galante, Durante, Roland, Palange

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Where is the Volante family from?

You can see how Volante families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Volante family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1891 and 1920. The most Volante families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 11 Volante families living in New York. This was about 23% of all the recorded Volante's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Volante families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Volante surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Volante ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Volante. 22% of Volante men worked as a Salesman.

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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

  • Salesman
    22%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Waiter
    11%
  • Bench Hand
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Volante. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Volante 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 942 immigration records available for the last name Volante. 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 246 military records available for the last name Volante. For the veterans among your Volante ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Volante lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Volante life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Volante in 1961 was 59, and 68 in 2004.

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