Viegas Family History

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Viegas Name Meaning

Portuguese: patronymic composed of Semitic ben ‘son’ + the medieval personal name Ega(s), probably of Visigothic origin. Compare Spanish Venegas. This name is also found in western India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists.

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


Similar surnames: Venegas, Vegas, Vida, Vega, Vargas, Vilas, Rigas, Mieras, Siegel

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Viegas Family Origin

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Viegas Family Occupations

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Viegas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 833 census records available for the last name Viegas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Viegas 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Viegas. 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 261 military records available for the last name Viegas. For the veterans among your Viegas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Viegas Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Viegas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Viegas in 1959 was 58, and 73 in 2004.

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