Veitch Family History

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Veitch Name Meaning

Scottish (Norman): from a derivative of Latin vacca ‘cow’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a cowherd or a nickname for a gentle person.

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


Similar surnames: Leitch, Fitch, Weith, Keith, Reith, Leith, Eisch, Eich, Leach, Veit

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Veitch Family Origin

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Veitch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

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

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Veitch Historical Records

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Veitch Life Expectancy

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