Vella Family History

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Vella Name Meaning

Southern Italian, Maltese: variant of Bella.

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

Similar surnames: Valla, Avella, Lella, Bella, Sella, Bello, Tella, Pella, Villa, Fella

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Vella Family Origin

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Vella Family Occupations

What did your Vella ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Mosaic terrazzo Work and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Vella. 6% of Vella men worked as a Mosaic terrazzo Work and 58% of Vella women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vella were Aircraft Fitter and Unpaid Domestic Duti

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Mosaic terrazzo Work
  • Hairdresser
  • Able Seaman Avenolala Star
  • Aircraft Fitter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • House Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti

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

Vella Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Vella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vella 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Vella. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Vella. For the veterans among your Vella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vella Life Expectancy

What is the average Vella lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Vella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Vella in 1946 was 54, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vella

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vella 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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