Villa Family History

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Villa Name Meaning

Asturian-Leonese and Spanish: habitational name from any of the places (mainly in Asturies) called Villa, from villa ‘(outlying) farmstead’, ‘(dependent) settlement’, or from any of the numerous places named with this word as the first element. Italian: topographic name for someone who lived in a village as opposed to an isolated farmhouse, or in a town as opposed to the countryside, from Latin villa ‘country house’, ‘estate’, later used to denote of a group of houses forming a settlement and in some dialects to denote the most important area or center of a settlement, or a habitational name from any of various places named with this word.

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

Similar surnames: Villar, Vila, Villas, Pilla, Gill, Valla, Lilly, Vigna, Pill, Billy

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Villa Family Origin

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Villa Family Occupations

What did your Villa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Villa. The most common Villa occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Villa's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Villa family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Miner

  • Butcher


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Villa ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Villa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 45,000 census records available for the last name Villa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Villa 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 21,000 immigration records available for the last name Villa. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Villa. For the veterans among your Villa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Villa Life Expectancy

What is the average Villa lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Villa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Villa in 1942 was 40, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Villa 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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