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Vez Family History

Vez 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, Jez, Vaz, Vee, Nez, He, Wei, Lenz, Over

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Where is the Vez family from?

You can see how Vez families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vez family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Vez families were found in Scotland in 1871. In 1871 there were 5 Vez families living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Vez's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of Vez families in 1871.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vez surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vez ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Vez. 100% of Vez men worked as a Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 359 census records available for the last name Vez. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vez 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 153 immigration records available for the last name Vez. 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 17 military records available for the last name Vez. For the veterans among your Vez ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vez lifespan?

Between 1971 and 1991, in the United States, Vez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Vez in 1971 was 85, and 81 in 1991.

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