Vavala Family History

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Vavala Name Meaning

Southern Italian: possibly, as Felice suggests, from the Muslim name Abdullah ‘servant of Allah’.

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


Similar surnames: Vadala, Favara, Favela, Favata, Sabala, Valla, Vatalaro, Savasta

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Vavala Family Origin

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Vavala Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Vavala. 60% of Vavala men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    60%
  • Carpenter
    40%

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

Vavala Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 383 census records available for the last name Vavala. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vavala 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 307 immigration records available for the last name Vavala. 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 85 military records available for the last name Vavala. For the veterans among your Vavala ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vavala Life Expectancy

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Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Vavala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Vavala in 1967 was 85, and 72 in 2004.

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