Vaz Name Meaning

Portuguese: variant of Vas. This name is also common on the west coast of India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists.

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


Similar surnames: Vas, Paz, Van, Mar, Kaz, Pai, Sas, Cap, Bai, Vang

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Vaz Family Origin

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Vaz Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Vaz occupation in the USA was Letter Carrier. 100% of Vaz's were Letter Carriers.

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  • Letter Carrier

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Vaz Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Vaz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Vaz in 1962 was 80, and 61 in 2004.

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