Velo Family History

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Velo Name Meaning

Portuguese, Galician and Spanish: possibly from a byname formed with velo ‘veil’ or in some cases perhaps from Galician belo ‘beautiful’. Hungarian (Vélo): nickname for a thoughtful or intelligent person, from a derivative of vélni ‘to think’.

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


Similar surnames: Vela, Belo, Veloz, Vero, Vento, Arvelo, Bel, Calo, Zero, Ravelo

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Velo Family Origin

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Velo Family Occupations

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Velo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Velo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Velo 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Velo. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Velo. For the veterans among your Velo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Velo Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Velo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Velo in 1953 was 52, and 87 in 2004.

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