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Vrana Name Meaning

Czech (Vrána) and Slovenian: nickname from Czech vrána, Slovenian vrana ‘crow’.

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


Similar surnames: Vana, Frana, Van, Arana, Rank, Franta, Rana, Virant, Grand, Trank

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Where is the Vrana family from?

You can see how Vrana families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vrana family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Vrana families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 15 Vrana families living in Nebraska. This was about 50% of all the recorded Vrana's in the USA. Nebraska had the highest population of Vrana families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vrana surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vrana ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vrana. 26% of Vrana men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Vrana women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vrana were Salesman and Clerical.

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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
    26%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farming
    6%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Clerical
    8%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Vrana. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vrana 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 905 immigration records available for the last name Vrana. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Vrana. For the veterans among your Vrana ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vrana lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Vrana life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Vrana in 1953 was 32, and 76 in 2004.

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