Velez Name Meaning

Spanish (Vélez): patronymic from the personal name Vela. Spanish (Vélez): habitational name from any of various places in Andalusia called Vélez. Portuguese (Velez, Velêz): unexplained. It may be a habitational name from Vellés in Salamanca.

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

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Velez Family Origin

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Velez Family Occupations

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  • Cigarette Maker

    100%

In 1880, the most common Velez occupation in the USA was Cigarette Maker. 100% of Velez's were Cigarette Makers.

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Velez Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Velez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Velez in 1946 was 38, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Velez

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