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Vem Family History

Vem Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Vea, Vey, Sem, Lem, Veum, Vee, Kem, Bem, Hem, Kim

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Where is the Vem family from?

You can see how Vem families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vem family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Vem families were found in USA in 1880, USA in 1920, and Canada in 1911. In 1911 there was 1 Vem family living in Nova Scotia. This was 100% of all the recorded Vem's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Vem families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vem surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vem ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 132 census records available for the last name Vem. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vem 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 18 immigration records available for the last name Vem. 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 6 military records available for the last name Vem. For the veterans among your Vem ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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