Veal Name Meaning

nickname for an old man, or for the elder of two bearers of the same personal name, from Anglo-Norman French viel ‘old’ (Old French vieil). metonymic occupational name for a calf-herd or nickname for a docile, calf-like person, from Anglo-Norman French ve(e)l ‘calf’ (Old French veel).

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


Similar surnames: Seal, Beal, Real, Bean, Vial, Veil, Leal, Gehl, Veale, Vea

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Veal Family Origin

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Veal Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Fisherman

    5%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1881, the most common Veal occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Veal's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Fisherman and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Veal. A less common occupation for the Veal family was Blacksmith.

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Veal Historical Records

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Veal Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Veal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Veal in 1945 was 25, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Veal

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