Vegas Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the places named Vegas or Las Vegas, from the plural of vega ‘meadow’ (see Vega).

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


Similar surnames: Vega, Vinas, Regas, Vea, Veras, Veiga, Vilas, Vera, Beas, Viegas

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Vegas Family Origin

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Vegas Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Domestic Servant

    8%
  • Dry Goods & Grocery

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Domestic Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vegas. A less common occupation for the Vegas family was Dry Goods & Grocery. The most common Vegas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Vegas's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Vegas | Data not to scale

Vegas Historical Records

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Vegas Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Vegas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Vegas in 1952 was 27, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vegas

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