Victorian Family History

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Victorian Name Meaning

French (New Orleans): Americanized form of French Victorien, from a personal name that is a derivative of Latin Victorinus, a pet form of Victor.

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


Similar surnames: Victoria, Victor, Victorino, Victory, Vittoria, Cyprian, Florian

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Victorian Family Origin

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Victorian Family Occupations

What did your Victorian ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Victorian. 67% of Victorian men worked as a Farmer and 72% of Victorian women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Victorian were Porter and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    67%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Porter
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    72%
  • Housewife
    29%

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

Victorian Historical Records

What Victorian family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 940 census records available for the last name Victorian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Victorian 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 73 immigration records available for the last name Victorian. 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 107 military records available for the last name Victorian. For the veterans among your Victorian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Victorian Life Expectancy

What is the average Victorian lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Victorian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Victorian in 1948 was 32, and 53 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Victorian

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Victorian 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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