Virginia Family History

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Virginia Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Virginia, a vernacular form of Latin Verginius.

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


Similar surnames: Virgili, Virgil, Virgilio, Insinga, Virgin, Pardini, Biagini

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Virginia Family Origin

Where is the Virginia family from?

Virginia Family Occupations

What did your Virginia ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Virginia occupation in the USA was Barber. 15% of Virginia's were Barbers. A less common occupation for the Virginia family was Blacksmith. Barber, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Virginia.

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  • Barber

    15%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Blacksmith

    8%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Virginia Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Virginia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Virginia 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Virginia. 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 Virginia. For the veterans among your Virginia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Virginia Life Expectancy

What is the average Virginia lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Virginia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Virginia in 1963 was 76, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Virginia

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Virginia 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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