Parga Family History

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Parga Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from any of various places named Parga, especially in Lugo province, Galicia.

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

Similar surnames: Parra, Para, Palma, Pera, Vargas, Perna, Parham, Lara, Parma, Palla

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Parga Family Origin

Where is the Parga family from?

Parga Family Occupations

What did your Parga ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Parga occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 50% of Parga's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Parga.

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  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Parga Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Parga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parga 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 Parga. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 104 military records available for the last name Parga. For the veterans among your Parga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Parga Life Expectancy

What is the average Parga lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Parga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Parga in 1957 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Parga

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Parga 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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