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Vine Family History

Vine Surname Meaning

English: of Norman origin a topographic name denoting someone who lived or worked at a vineyard from Old French vigne Middle English vine ‘vine’. In towns it may have also been a topographic or habitational name referring to a house or inn distinguished by the sign of a vine e.g. to the house of a wine merchant (although surnames derived from house and inn signs are rare in English). Vine growing was formerly more common in England than it is now and there are several minor places in southern England named from their vineyard any of which may be partial sources of the surname. Compare Viner .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Pine, Pike, Vise, Line, Viner, Hine, Vina, Viney, Vint, Vinet

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Where is the Vine family from?

You can see how Vine families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vine family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Vine families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 76 Vine families living in Ontario. This was about 65% of all the recorded Vine's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Vine families in 1911.
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What did your Vine ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Vine. 37% of Vine men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 86,000 census records available for the last name Vine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vine 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Vine. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Vine. For the veterans among your Vine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vine lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Vine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Vine in 1948 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

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