Veil Name Meaning

German: variant of Feigel. English: occupational name for a watchman, from Anglo-Norman French veil(le) ‘watch’, ‘guard’ (Latin vigilia ‘watch’, ‘wakefulness’). Jewish (western Ashkenazic): variant of Weil.

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


Similar surnames: Weil, Peil, Feil, Veit, Veal, Gell, Keil, Vail, Beil, Seil

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Veil Family Origin

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Veil Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Veil occupation in the UK was Builder. 100% of Veil's were Builders.

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Veil Historical Records

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Veil Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, Veil life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Veil in 1956 was 59, and 52 in 2004.

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