Vea Name Meaning

Spanish and Galician: habitational name, principally from Vea in Soria province, but in some cases from any of four places with the same name in Pontevedra province, Galicia. Catalan: habitational name from any of the places named Bea or Vea in the Catalan-speaking areas. Norwegian: habitational name from any of four farmsteads so named, from the plural of Old Norse viðr ‘wood’, ‘tree’.

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


Similar surnames: Vela, Vee, Cea, Vena, Vera, Vega, Bea, Zea, Sem, Oen

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Vea Family Origin

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Vea Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Vea occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Vea's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Wood Chop were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vea. A less common occupation for the Vea family was Works In Mine.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Wood Chop

    20%
  • Works In Mine

    20%

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Vea Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Vea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Vea in 1945 was 39, and 87 in 2004.

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