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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Veit Family Origin

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Veit Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Butcher

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Veit. A less common occupation for the Veit family was Laborer. The most common Veit occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Veit's were Farmers.

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Veit Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Veit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Veit in 1950 was 58, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Veit

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