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Veitch Family History

Veitch Name Meaning
Scottish (Norman): from a derivative of Latin vacca ‘cow’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a cowherd or a nickname for a gentle person. HH, GFB. PWH: better ety.

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

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5,478 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Veitch Families

  • Number of Veitch families
     21 - 39
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Veitch families
     127 - 252
     43 - 126
     1 - 42
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Veitch families
     251 - 500
     84 - 250
     1 - 83
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Veitch Family Origin

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Veitch Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Veitch

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Veitch Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Veitch census records

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Veitch Civil War Service Records

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