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Veley Surname Meaning

English: habitational name from Velly in Devon. Americanized form of Dutch Viele .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Verley, Eley, Axley, Velez, Pedley, Ailey, Emley, Utley, Demey, Selby

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Where is the Veley family from?

You can see how Veley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Veley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Veley families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 12 Veley families living in Essex. This was about 40% of all the recorded Veley's in United Kingdom. Essex had the highest population of Veley families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Veley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Veley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Veley. 100% of Veley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Veley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Veley 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 257 immigration records available for the last name Veley. 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 Cards

There are 578 military records available for the last name Veley. For the veterans among your Veley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Veley lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Veley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Veley in 1956 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

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