Villar Family History

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Villar Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of numerous places named Villar, or in some cases a Castilianized spelling of the Catalan and Galician cognates Vilar. English: variant of Villers, cognate with 3. Southern French: topographic name from Late Latin villare ‘outlying farm’, ‘dependent 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: Villa, Vilar, Villars, Villers, Villamor, Villas, Villari, Pillar

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Villar Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Villar name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Villar. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Spain


  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


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Villar Family Origin

Where is the Villar family from?

Villar Family Occupations

What did your Villar ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Villar family was Formerly At Inland Revenue. Auctioneer & Land Agent, Commercial Traveller & Stationer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Villar. The most common Villar occupation in the UK was Auctioneer & Land Agent. 14% of Villar's were Auctioneer & Land Agents.

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  • Auctioneer & Land Agent

  • Commercial Traveller & Stationer

  • Farmer

  • Formerly At Inland Revenue


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

Villar Historical Records

What Villar family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Villar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Villar 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Villar. 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 Villar. For the veterans among your Villar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Villar Life Expectancy

What is the average Villar lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Villar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Villar in 1957 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Villar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Villar 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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