Vesely Family History

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Vesely Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Veselý) and Jewish (from central and eastern Europe): nickname for a cheerful person, from Czech and eastern Slavic veselý ‘merry’, ‘cheerful’.

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

Similar surnames: Vesel, Veselka, Wesely, Vessel, Fegely, Vensel, Kegel, Nebel, Gesell

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Vesely Family Origin

Where is the Vesely family from?

Vesely Family Occupations

What did your Vesely ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cigar Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vesely. A less common occupation for the Vesely family was Marble Cutter. The most common Vesely occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Vesely's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cigar Maker

  • Carpenter

  • Marble Cutter


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

Vesely Historical Records

What Vesely family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Vesely. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vesely 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Vesely. 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 Vesely. For the veterans among your Vesely ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vesely Life Expectancy

What is the average Vesely lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Vesely life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Vesely in 1950 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vesely

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vesely 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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