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Vize Name Meaning

English (Middlesex): variant of Vice .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Vice, Dize, Vile, Vine, Bice, Pile, Viel, Viles, Vint, Tice

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Where is the Vize family from?

You can see how Vize families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vize family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Vize families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there was 1 Vize family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Vize's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Vize families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vize surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vize ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Vize. 50% of Vize men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Vize women worked as a Housewife. .

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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
    50%
  • Accountant
    50%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Vize. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vize 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 240 immigration records available for the last name Vize. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Vize. For the veterans among your Vize ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vize lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Vize life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Vize in 1957 was 41, and 87 in 2004.

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