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Vasco Name Meaning

Spanish, Galician, and Italian: ethnic name from vasco ‘Basque’, denoting someone from the Basque region, or from a Spanish byname or Italian personal name of the same derivation. The inhabitants of this region, which extends between southern France and northern Spain, are first recorded in Latin sources as the Vascones, a word of unknown origin. See also Gascoigne. The Basques’ own name for themselves is Euskaldun. Greek: see Vasko.

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

Similar surnames: Basco, Tasso, Raso, Vesco, Nasso, Visco, Rusco, Vasko, Arco, Caso

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Vasco Family Origin

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Vasco Family Occupations

What did your Vasco ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vasco. 64% of Vasco men worked as a Laborer and 67% of Vasco women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vasco were Operator and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Plaster Helper
  • Waiter
  • Operator

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Clerk

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

Vasco Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Vasco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vasco 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 834 immigration records available for the last name Vasco. 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 438 military records available for the last name Vasco. For the veterans among your Vasco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vasco Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Vasco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Vasco in 1961 was 65, and 74 in 2004.

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