Verna Family History

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Verna Name Meaning

Italian: probably a habitational name from any of various places called Verna; otherwise, a shortened form of Averna (unexplained) or a variant of Berna.

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


Similar surnames: Vera, Serna, Perna, Verni, Verno, Verona, Vena, Pera, Berna, Taverna

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Verna Family Origin

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Verna Family Occupations

What did your Verna ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Assistant Poultry Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Verna. 50% of Verna men worked as a Bricklayer and 34% of Verna women worked as an Assistant Poultry Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Verna were Farmer poultry and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
    50%
  • Farmer poultry
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Assistant Poultry Farmer
    34%
  • Cardboard Box Maker Missis Taylors Box Works
    34%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    34%

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

Verna Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Verna. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Verna 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Verna. 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 Verna. For the veterans among your Verna ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Verna Life Expectancy

What is the average Verna lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Verna life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Verna in 1949 was 61, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Verna

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