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Veit Family History

Veit Name Meaning
German: from the name of St. Veit (Latin Vitus), patron saint against fire. In many cases this is an altered spelling of the variant Veith, written thus to preserve the German pronunciation of th as t.

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

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41,683 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,867 Military Records
3,982 Immigration Records
10,813 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Veit Families

  • Number of Veit families
     39 - 76
     14 - 38
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Veit families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Veit last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Veit census records

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Veit Family Origin

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Veit Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Veit

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Veit Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Veit census records

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Veit Civil War Service Records

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