Viau Family History

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Viau Name Meaning

French: variant of Vial. German (Silesia): habitational name from a place named Viau near Liegnitz.

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


Similar surnames: Via, Vieau, Gau, Bias, Viel, Hau, Vinal, Vial, Vint, Vilas

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Viau Family Origin

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Viau Family Occupations

What did your Viau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Telegraph Repair and Works At Roller Factory were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Viau. The most common Viau occupation in the USA was Telegraph Repair. 50% of Viau's were Telegraph Repairs.

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  • Telegraph Repair

    50%
  • Works At Roller Factory

    50%

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

Viau Historical Records

What Viau family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Viau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Viaucensus 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 Viau

Passenger List

There are 965 immigration records available for the last name Viau. 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 873 military records available for the last name Viau. For the veterans among your Viau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Viau Life Expectancy

What is the average Viau lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Viau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Viau in 1962 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Viau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Viau 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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