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Veo Family History

Veo 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: Leo, Deo, Vea, Vey, Vero, Yeo, Velo, Meo, Feo, Reo

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Where is the Veo family from?

You can see how Veo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Veo family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Veo families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Veo family living in British Columbia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Veo's in Canada. British Columbia and 1 other province had the highest population of Veo families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Veo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Veo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver and Attendant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Veo. 25% of Veo men worked as a Truck Driver and 50% of Veo women worked as an Attendant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Veo were Clerk and Stengrapher. .

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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

  • Truck Driver
    25%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Dentist
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Attendant
    50%
  • Stengrapher
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Veo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Veo 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 141 immigration records available for the last name Veo. 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 544 military records available for the last name Veo. For the veterans among your Veo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Veo lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Veo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Veo in 1963 was 70, and 77 in 2004.

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