Veley Family History

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Veley Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Velly in Devon.

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


Similar surnames: Verley, Eley, Axley, Velez, Pedley, Ailey, Emley, Utley, Demey, Selby

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Veley Family Origin

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Veley Family Occupations

What did your Veley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Veley family was Hotel Keeper. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Veley. The most common Veley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Veley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Hotel Keeper

    6%

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

Veley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Veley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Veley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Veley

Passenger List

There are 257 immigration records available for the last name Veley. 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 578 military records available for the last name Veley. For the veterans among your Veley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Veley Life Expectancy

What is the average Veley lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Veley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Veley in 1956 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Veley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Veley 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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