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Velay Family History

Velay Name Meaning

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

3,472 Historical Documents with Velay on Ancestry
1,367 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6 Military Records
119 Immigration Records
97 Census and Voter Lists
1,883 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Velay Families

  • Number of Velay families
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Velay census records

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Velay Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Velay

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Velay Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Velay census records

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Velay Civil War Service Records

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