Vana Family History

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Vana Name Meaning

Czech (Vána): from the personal name Vána, a derivative of the Old Czech name Veceslav (see Vacek).

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

Similar surnames: Van, Vaca, Dana, Vano, Kana, Vara, Rana, Lana, Vang, Vrana

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Vana Family Origin

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Vana Family Occupations

What did your Vana ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Vana occupation in Canada was Dress Maker. 50% of Vana's were Dress Makers. Dress Maker and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Vana.

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  • Dress Maker

  • Servant


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

Vana Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Vana. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vana 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 949 immigration records available for the last name Vana. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Vana. For the veterans among your Vana ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vana Life Expectancy

What is the average Vana lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Vana life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Vana in 1950 was 48, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vana

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vana 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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