Velasco Family History

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Velasco Name Meaning

from the personal name Velasco, Belasco, formed with Basque bel- ‘raven’ + the diminutive suffix -sco. in some cases possibly a habitational name from any of various places in Logroño, Soria, and Seville provinces named Velasco.

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

Similar surnames: Belasco, Vasco, Veloso, Ceraso, Nolasco, Blasko, Vitacco, Velazco

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Velasco Family Origin

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Velasco Family Occupations

What did your Velasco ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cigar Maker, Clerk In Store and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Velasco. A less common occupation for the Velasco family was Farming. The most common Velasco occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 11% of Velasco's were Cigar Makers.

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  • Cigar Maker

  • Clerk In Store

  • Farmer

  • Farming


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Velasco Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Velasco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Velasco 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Velasco. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Velasco. For the veterans among your Velasco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Velasco Life Expectancy

What is the average Velasco lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Velasco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Velasco in 1942 was 30, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Velasco

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Velasco 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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