Vota Family History

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Vota Name Meaning

Italian: of uncertain derivation. Caracausi proposes a derivation from Sicilian vota ‘turning’, ‘bend’ or from medieval Latin vota ‘vault’, ‘vaulted room’. The surname, however, belongs to the northwest (Liguria and Piedmont), which throws doubt on the first suggestion at least.

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


Similar surnames: Vita, Rota, Vozza, Tota, Vona, Votaw, Votta, Ota, Vida, Cola

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Vota Family Origin

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Vota Family Occupations

What did your Vota ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vota. 24% of Vota men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Vota women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vota were Manager and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Miner
    12%
  • Proprietor
    6%
  • Manager
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    20%
  • Garment Worker
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%

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

Vota Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 944 census records available for the last name Vota. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vota 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 380 immigration records available for the last name Vota. 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 372 military records available for the last name Vota. For the veterans among your Vota ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vota Life Expectancy

What is the average Vota lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Vota life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Vota in 1961 was 47, and 86 in 2004.

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