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Vew Family History

Vew 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, Kew, Lew, Mew, Vey, New, Hew, Tew, Jew, Rew

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Where is the Vew family from?

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

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

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Census Records

There are 135 census records available for the last name Vew. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vew 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 21 immigration records available for the last name Vew. 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 10 military records available for the last name Vew. For the veterans among your Vew ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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