Veil Family History

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Veil Name Meaning

German: variant of Feigel. English: occupational name for a watchman, from Anglo-Norman French veil(le) ‘watch’, ‘guard’ (Latin vigilia ‘watch’, ‘wakefulness’). Jewish (western Ashkenazic): variant of Weil.

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


Similar surnames: Weil, Peil, Feil, Veit, Veal, Gell, Keil, Vail, Beil, Seil

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Veil Family Origin

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Veil Family Occupations

What did your Veil ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Veil. The most common Veil occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 50% of Veil's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Veil ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Veil Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Veil. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Veil census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Veil. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Veil. For the veterans among your Veil ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Veil Life Expectancy

What is the average Veil lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Veil life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Veil in 1956 was 59, and 52 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Veil

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Veil ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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