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Origins of the Veale surname

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About the Veales

We have a total number of 16058 records for people with the last name Veale.

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Where do most Veales live?

In 1921, most Veales lived in South West.


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Interesting facts about Veales

How common is your surname?

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

We have 13,400 records for the Veale surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Veales most likely to marry?

Williamses

&

Joneses

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Veales.

What are the most common Veale first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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

Common jobs for Veales

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

Common Female occupations for Veales in 1921
Dressmaker

88

Living On Own Means

44

Domestic Servant

39

Laundress

38

General Servant Domestic

33

Common Male occupations for Veales in 1921
General Labourer

55

Carpenter

44

Agricultural Labourer

41

Butcher

39

Mason

39

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