Vital Family History

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Vital Name Meaning

French, Spanish, Italian, and English: from a vernacular form of the Latin personal name Vitalis (see Vitale). The English surname may derive, at least in part, as a nickname from the Middle English word vital in the sense ‘full of vitality’.

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

Similar surnames: Vial, Vidal, Vita, Vitale, Vinal, Vieau, Via, Vida, Viel, Vitalis

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Vital Family Origin

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Vital Family Occupations

What did your Vital ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Vital family was Carpenter. Laborer, Farmer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vital. The most common Vital occupation in the USA was Laborer. 44% of Vital's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Carpenter


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

Vital Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Vital. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vital 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Vital. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Vital. For the veterans among your Vital ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vital Life Expectancy

What is the average Vital lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Vital life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Vital in 1962 was 68, and 62 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vital 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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