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Vayo Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Canadian Veilleux Americanized form of Italian Vaio: nickname for someone with a dark hair or swarthy complexion from vaio ‘dark’ (from Latin varius). In some cases possibly also Spanish: variant of Bayo . This surname is very rare in Spain.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Rayo, Ayo, Cato, Mayol, Vago, Cayo, Mayo, Vasco, Hayn, Bay

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Where is the Vayo family from?

You can see how Vayo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vayo family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Vayo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Vayo family living in Kent. This was about 33% of all the recorded Vayo's in United Kingdom. Kent and 2 other counties had the highest population of Vayo families in 1891.
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What did your Vayo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Vayo. 54% of Vayo men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Vayo women worked as a Laborer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Weaver
  • Foreman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 988 census records available for the last name Vayo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vayo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 166 immigration records available for the last name Vayo. 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 Cards

There are 428 military records available for the last name Vayo. For the veterans among your Vayo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vayo lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Vayo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Vayo in 1963 was 74, and 74 in 2004.

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