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Veals Name Meaning

English: apparently a variant of Veal .

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


Similar surnames: Veale, Neals, Beals, Deale, Seals, Meals, Meads, Pears, Peal, Beans

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Where is the Veals family from?

You can see how Veals families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Veals family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Veals families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 18 Veals families living in Ontario. This was about 75% of all the recorded Veals's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Veals families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Veals surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Veals ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Veals. 43% of Veals men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Veals women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Veals were Porter and Housekeeper. .

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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
    43%
  • Farmer
    39%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Porter
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
    43%
  • Servant
    22%
  • Maid
    22%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Veals. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Veals 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 268 immigration records available for the last name Veals. 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 364 military records available for the last name Veals. For the veterans among your Veals ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Veals lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Veals life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Veals in 1957 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

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