History of your Surname
Get access to Vu family records.Start a 14-Day Free Trial

Vu Family History

Vu Surname Meaning

Vietnamese (): from the Chinese surname 武 see Wu Vietnamese: from the Chinese surname 巫 see Wu Chinese: alternative Cantonese form of the surname 鄔 see Wu 5. Chinese: alternative Cantonese form of the surname 胡 see Hu Southeast Asian (Hmong): variant of Vue .

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

Similar surnames: Su, Vo, Tu, Au, Du, Mu, Vue, Ou, Hue, Ky

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Vu family from?

You can see how Vu families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vu family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 6 Vu families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Vu's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Vu families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vu surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vu ancestors do for a living?

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

What Vu family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Vu. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vu census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search UK census records for Vu

Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Vu. 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.

View all Vu immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 55 military records available for the last name Vu. For the veterans among your Vu ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Vu military records

You've only scratched the surface of Vu family history

Discover More

What is the average Vu lifespan?

Between 1977 and 2004, in the United States, Vu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Vu in 1977 was 65, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vu

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Vu family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Vu last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial