Vey Family History
Vey Name Meaning
Irish (eastern Ulster): reduced form of McVey, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Bheathadh, a patronymic from the personal name Mac an Bheathadh meaning ‘son of life’. Compare Vahey. Dutch (de Vey): from Vei ‘playful’ ‘luxuriant’, ‘sensual’. German: metronymic from a short form of the personal name Sophie.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press