Viel Name Meaning

English and French: variant spelling of Vial. German: topographic name from vil, an old word for a swamp or bog. Italian (Venetia): from a pet form of Vito.

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

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Viel Family Origin

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Viel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Barkeeper

    7%
  • Cook At Resturant

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Viel family was Cook At Resturant. The most common Viel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Viel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Barkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Viel.

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Viel Historical Records

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Viel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Viel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Viel in 1954 was 54, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Viel

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