Vaill Family History

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Vaill Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Vail.

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

Similar surnames: Vails, Vail, Vaile, Traill, Hails, Naill, Yuill, Gall, Vagle, Hall

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Vaill Family Origin

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Vaill Family Occupations

What did your Vaill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Vaill family was Editor. The most common Vaill occupation in the USA was Chair Manufacturer. 11% of Vaill's were Chair Manufacturers. Chair Manufacturer, Clergyman and Dry Goods were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vaill.

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  • Chair Manufacturer

  • Clergyman

  • Dry Goods

  • Editor


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

Vaill Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 285 immigration records available for the last name Vaill. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 252 military records available for the last name Vaill. For the veterans among your Vaill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vaill Life Expectancy

What is the average Vaill lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Vaill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Vaill in 1966 was 88, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vaill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vaill ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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