Vega Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the numerous places named Vega or La Vega, from vega ‘meadow’ (of pre-Roman origin, probably originally denoting irrigated land).

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


Similar surnames: Vegas, Vera, Veiga, Vea, Vela, Vena, Haga, Bega, Viegas, Tena

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Vega Family Origin

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Vega Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    23%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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In 1880, Laborer, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vega. A less common occupation for the Vega family was Keeping House. The most common Vega occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Vega's were Laborers.

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Vega Historical Records

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Vega Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Vega life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Vega in 1944 was 38, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vega

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