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Vet Family History

Vet 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, Veit, Vent, Vert, Vee, Voet, Vest, He, Wei

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Where is the Vet family from?

You can see how Vet families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vet family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Vet families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Vet families living in Illinois. This was about 56% of all the recorded Vet's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Vet families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vet surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vet ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Vet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vet 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 640 immigration records available for the last name Vet. 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 21,000 military records available for the last name Vet. For the veterans among your Vet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vet lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2002, in the United States, Vet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Vet in 1967 was 83, and 74 in 2002.

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