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Vee Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from farmsteads named Ve, for example in Hordaland and Sogn, from Old Norse vé ‘sacred place’.

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


Similar surnames: Hee, Veen, Ree, Vea, Lee, Dee, Voge, Velde, Gee, Mee

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Where is the Vee family from?

You can see how Vee families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vee family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Vee families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Vee families living in Ontario. This was about 50% of all the recorded Vee's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Vee families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vee surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vee ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vee. 27% of Vee men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Vee women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vee were Manager and Secretary.

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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
    27%
  • Farm Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Manager
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    30%
  • Housekeeper
    30%
  • Saleswoman
    20%
  • Secretary
    20%
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What Vee family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Vee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vee 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 650 immigration records available for the last name Vee. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Vee. For the veterans among your Vee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vee lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Vee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Vee in 1963 was 83, and 81 in 2004.

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