Villar Family History

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Villar Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of numerous places named Villar, or in some cases a Castilianized spelling of the Catalan and Galician cognates Vilar. English: variant of Villers, cognate with 3. Southern French: topographic name from Late Latin villare ‘outlying farm’, ‘dependent settlement’, or a habitational name from any of various places named with this word.

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

Similar surnames: Villa, Vilar, Villars, Villers, Villamor, Villas, Villari, Pillar

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Villar Family Origin

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Villar Family Occupations

What did your Villar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and File Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Villar. 16% of Villar men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Villar women worked as a File Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Villar were Truck Driver and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • File Clerk
  • Maid
  • Saleslady
  • Seamstress

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

Villar Historical Records

What Villar family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Villar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Villar 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Villar. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Villar. For the veterans among your Villar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Villar Life Expectancy

What is the average Villar lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Villar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Villar in 1957 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Villar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Villar 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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