Varga Family History

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Varga Name Meaning

Hungarian: occupational name from Hungarian varga ‘cobbler’, ‘shoemaker’. It is also found as a Slovenian surname in easternmost Slovenia. Czech and Slovak: nickname for a miserable or complaining person, from vargat ‘lament’, ‘moan’, ‘complain’. Slovak and Ukrainian: descriptive nickname from varga ‘lip’. Compare Polish Warga.

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

Similar surnames: Warga, Kara, Vara, Barta, Para, Vargo, Vargas, Varda, Barba, Mara

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Varga Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Varga name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Varga. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Italy


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Varga Family Origin

Where is the Varga family from?

Varga Family Occupations

What did your Varga ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Varga occupation in Canada was Servant. 100% of Varga's were Servants.

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  • Servant


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Varga Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Varga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Varga 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 19,000 immigration records available for the last name Varga. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Varga. For the veterans among your Varga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Varga Life Expectancy

What is the average Varga lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Varga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Varga in 1941 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Varga 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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