Velarde Family History

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Velarde Name Meaning

Spanish or Basque: possibly a topographic name from Basque belar ‘vegetation’, ‘grass’ + the suffix -de, -di denoting abundance.

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

Similar surnames: Valade, Delaune, Belgarde, Verde, Elardo, Larue, Selander, Bearden

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Velarde Family Origin

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Velarde Family Occupations

What did your Velarde ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Velarde family was Keeping House. Laborer, Farmer and Agriculturist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Velarde. The most common Velarde occupation in the USA was Laborer. 30% of Velarde's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Agriculturist

  • Keeping House


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Velarde Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Velarde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Velarde 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Velarde. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Velarde. For the veterans among your Velarde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Velarde Life Expectancy

What is the average Velarde lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Velarde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Velarde in 1955 was 42, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Velarde ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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