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Veal Family History

Veal Name Meaning
nickname for an old man, or for the elder of two bearers of the same personal name, from Anglo-Norman French viel ‘old’ (Old French vieil).metonymic occupational name for a calf-herd or nickname for a docile, calf-like person, from Anglo-Norman French ve(e)l ‘calf’ (Old French veel).

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

275,504 Historical Documents with Veal on Ancestry.com
70,078 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,719 Military Records
3,393 Immigration Records
53,158 Census and Voter Lists
142,156 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Veal Families

  • Number of Veal families
     109 - 216
     37 - 108
     1 - 36
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Veal families
     141 - 280
     48 - 140
     1 - 47
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Veal families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Veal census records

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Veal Family Origin

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Veal Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Veal

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Veal Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Veal census records

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Veal Civil War Service Records

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