Vidal Family History

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Vidal Name Meaning

Spanish, Catalan, Portuguese, northern Italian, French, and English: from the personal name, a derivative of the Latin personal name Vitalis (see Vitale).

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


Similar surnames: Vial, Vida, Vital, Vinal, Vitale, Vidales, Viale, Fidel, Vita, Via

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Vidal Family Origin

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Vidal Family Occupations

What did your Vidal ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Vidal occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Vidal's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vidal. A less common occupation for the Vidal family was Cigar Maker.

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  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Cigar Maker

    7%

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

Vidal Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Vidal Life Expectancy

What is the average Vidal lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Vidal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Vidal in 1942 was 44, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vidal

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vidal 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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