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Viana Name Meaning

Portuguese, Galician, and Spanish: habitational name from any of the places in Spain and Portugal called Viana.

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


Similar surnames: Vina, Vigna, Viano, Piana, Rana, Vinas, Mina, Vint, Vida, Ocana

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Viana Family Origin

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Viana Family Occupations

What did your Viana ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Artificial Flower Maker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Viana. 34% of Viana men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Viana women worked as an Artificial Flower Maker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Viana were Waiter and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Truck Driver
    20%
  • Watchman
    10%
  • Waiter
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Artificial Flower Maker
    25%
  • Saleslady
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%

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

Viana Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Viana. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Viana 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Viana. 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 296 military records available for the last name Viana. For the veterans among your Viana ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Viana Life Expectancy

What is the average Viana lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Viana life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Viana in 1959 was 68, and 52 in 2004.

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