Vanella Family History

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Vanella Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from a place or house called Hel or Ter Helle, from Middle Dutch helle ‘depression’, ‘low-lying place’. Italian: of uncertain derivation. It could be a topographic name from Old Italian venella ‘alley’. Alternatively, it could be from a short form of the personal name Giovanello (or the feminine form Giovanella) or from a derivative of Vano.

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

Similar surnames: Danella, Capella, Mainella, Manella, Minella, Zanella, Palla, Fanelli

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Vanella Family Origin

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Vanella Family Occupations

What did your Vanella ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vanella. 26% of Vanella men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Vanella women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vanella were Proprietor and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Musician
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • New Worker
  • Stenographer
  • Seamstress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Vanella Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Vanella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vanella 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 462 immigration records available for the last name Vanella. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 189 military records available for the last name Vanella. For the veterans among your Vanella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vanella Life Expectancy

What is the average Vanella lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Vanella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Vanella in 1958 was 61, and 88 in 2004.

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