Virgo Family History

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Virgo Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin. The surname coincides in form with Latin virgo, genitive virginis ‘maiden’, from which is derived (via Old French) modern English virgin. It is possible that the surname was originally a nickname for someone who had played the part of the Blessed Virgin Mary in a mystery play. Alternatively, it may have been a nickname for a shy or girlish young man, or possibly ironically for a lecher.

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

Similar surnames: Verge, Diego, Virgil, Varno, Vero, Margo, Virgin, Varco, Giro, Varga

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Virgo Family Origin

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Virgo Family Occupations

What did your Virgo ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Virgo. 3% of Virgo men worked as a General Labourer and 51% of Virgo women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Virgo were House Decorator and Domestic Duties Unpaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Colliery Hewer
  • House Decorator

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Servant
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid

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

Virgo Historical Records

What Virgo family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Virgo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Virgo 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 Virgo. 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 Virgo. For the veterans among your Virgo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Virgo Life Expectancy

What is the average Virgo lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Virgo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Virgo in 1955 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Virgo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Virgo 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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