Veale Family History

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Veale Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Veal. Irish (Waterford): from an unexplained Anglo-Norman name that is common in medieval records, le Veel, Gaelicized as de Bhial (see Veal 2).

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

Similar surnames: Vale, Veal, Deale, Veals, Beale, Neale, Vealey, Seale, Helle, Peale

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Veale Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Veale name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Veale. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Veale Family Origin

Where is the Veale family from?

Veale Family Occupations

What did your Veale ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Mason and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Veale. The most common Veale occupation in the UK was Labourer. 3% of Veale's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Veale family was Coal Miner.

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  • Labourer

  • Mason

  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner


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

Veale Historical Records

What Veale family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Veale. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Veale census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Veale. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Veale. For the veterans among your Veale ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Veale Life Expectancy

What is the average Veale lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Veale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Veale in 1958 was 49, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Veale

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Veale ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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