Viray Family History

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Viray Name Meaning

Southern French (Occitan) and Catalan: variant of Occitan Verai and Veray, nickname from Occitan verai ‘honest’. From southern France this name spread to northern Catalonia.

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


Similar surnames: Via, Virag, Gray, Vidal, Vida, Vial, Vilas, Viney, Vital, Pray

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Viray Family Origin

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Viray Family Occupations

What did your Viray ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Bus Boy and Clerk Typist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Viray. 6% of Viray men worked as a Bus Boy and 25% of Viray women worked as a Clerk Typist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Viray were Farming and Own

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Bus Boy
    6%
  • Export Clerk
    6%
  • Farm Hand
    6%
  • Farming
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk Typist
    25%
  • Helper
    25%
  • Nurse
    25%
  • Own
    25%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Viray Historical Records

What Viray family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 235 census records available for the last name Viray. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Viray 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 571 immigration records available for the last name Viray. 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 822 military records available for the last name Viray. For the veterans among your Viray ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Viray Life Expectancy

What is the average Viray lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Viray life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Viray in 1942 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Viray

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