Vial Family History

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Vial Name Meaning

English, French, and Italian (Venetia): from a personal name derived from the Latin personal name Vitalis (see Vitale). The name became common in England after the Norman Conquest both in its learned form Vitalis and in the northern French form Viel.

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


Similar surnames: Vidal, Viale, Vital, Via, Viel, Veal, Dial, Vida, Pal, Vinal

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Vial Family Origin

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Vial Family Occupations

What did your Vial ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Tin Miner, Copper Miner and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vial. The most common Vial occupation in the UK was Tin Miner. 14% of Vial's were Tin Miners. A less common occupation for the Vial family was (Agor) Labourer.

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  • Tin Miner

    14%
  • Copper Miner

    8%
  • Charwoman

    5%
  • (Agor) Labourer

    3%

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

Vial Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Vial. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vial 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Vial. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Vial. For the veterans among your Vial ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vial Life Expectancy

What is the average Vial lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Vial life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Vial in 1954 was 67, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vial

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vial 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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