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Varco Family History

Varco Name Meaning

English (Cornwall): variant spelling of Varcoe. Possibly an altered form of Portuguese Vargo, a habitational name probably related to Vargas.

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

Similar surnames: Barco, Varno, Parco, Arco, Vorce, Varcoe, Cardo, Varty, Bardo, Barto

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Where is the Varco family from?

You can see how Varco families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Varco family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Varco families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Varco families living in Ontario. This was about 75% of all the recorded Varco's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Varco families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Varco surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Varco ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Butcher and Proprietor were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Varco. 19% of Varco men worked as a Butcher.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Butcher
  • Farmer
  • New Worker
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Proprietor
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Varco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Varco census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 336 immigration records available for the last name Varco. 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 Cards

There are 211 military records available for the last name Varco. For the veterans among your Varco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Varco lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Varco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Varco in 1962 was 75, and 83 in 2004.

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