Skip to content
  • Start your family tree

Origins of the Veal surname

A collage of historical images including two family portraits and a postcard of people boarding a ship

About the Veals

We have a total number of 19298 records for people with the last name Veal.

Find out more about your family in our records

or try an advanced search

I’ve managed to trace back to the mid-1500s! I can’t believe it! Utterly engrossing and I have uncovered some quite moving and heartbreaking stories attached to various ancestors. You don’t need any qualifications to start - just time patience, and some information.

SS
Stuart
TrustPilot review
1 of 3

Start your family tree

Trace your family back in time. Make new discoveries and see what other Findmypast family historians in our genealogy community have discovered about the Veals.

Sign up to get started

Delve deeper into the Veal family's history

Where do most Veals live?

In 1921, most Veals lived in London.


Census records trace your ancestors through each generation, so you can follow where your relatives lived through each decade.

Interesting facts about Veals

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 17,500 records for the Veal surname. The oldest one dates back to 1552.

Who were Veals most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Joneses

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Veals.

What are the most common Veal first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Veal family members

Common jobs for Veals

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Veals in 1921
Laundress

93

Dressmaker

65

Domestic Servant

59

General Servant Domestic

48

House Servant

40

Common Male occupations for Veals in 1921
Fisherman

144

Agricultural Labourer

93

Blacksmith

70

General Labourer

59

Bricklayer

54

An image of a census transcript and a picture of a dairy farmer holding two milk jugs

Census records provide incredible detail on names, ages, marital statuses, occupations and more.

We found over 93,000 family trees with the Veal surname

Trace your family back in time and see what other Findmypast family historians in our genealogy community have discovered about the Veals.

Search for a relative in our family trees

Share your discoveries

Start your family history journey

Start free trial

Start free trial