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Vealey Name Meaning

English: variant of Veley . Americanized form of Dutch Viele .

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

Similar surnames: Healey, Veasey, Veale, Verley, Sealey, Ealey, Kealey, Veasley, Veazey

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Where is the Vealey family from?

You can see how Vealey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vealey family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Vealey families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 14 Vealey families living in Ontario. This was about 64% of all the recorded Vealey's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Vealey families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vealey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vealey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Vealey. 33% of Vealey men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Vealey women worked as a Clerk. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Coal Loader
  • Miner
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Vealey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vealey 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 56 immigration records available for the last name Vealey. 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 244 military records available for the last name Vealey. For the veterans among your Vealey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vealey lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Vealey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Vealey in 1956 was 27, and 80 in 2004.

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