Vital Name Meaning

French, Spanish, Italian, and English: from a vernacular form of the Latin personal name Vitalis (see Vitale). The English surname may derive, at least in part, as a nickname from the Middle English word vital in the sense ‘full of vitality’.

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


Similar surnames: Vial, Vidal, Vita, Vitale, Vinal, Vieau, Via, Vida, Viel, Vitalis

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Vital Family Origin

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Vital Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    44%
  • Farmer

    28%
  • Barber

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1880, the most common Vital occupation in the USA was Laborer. 44% of Vital's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Vital family was Carpenter. Laborer, Farmer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vital.

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Vital Historical Records

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Vital Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Vital life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Vital in 1962 was 68, and 62 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vital

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