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Origins of the Veitch surname

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About the Veitchs

We have a total number of 19289 records for people with the last name Veitch.

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Where do most Veitchs live?

In 1921, most Veitchs lived in North East.


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Interesting facts about Veitchs

How common is your surname?

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

We have 15,700 records for the Veitch surname. The oldest one dates back to 1701.

Who were Veitchs most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Wilsons

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Veitchs.

What are the most common Veitch first names?

  • William
  • James
  • Margaret
  • Mary

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

Common jobs for Veitchs

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

Common Female occupations for Veitchs in 1921
Dressmaker

104

Domestic Servant

57

Housekeeper

54

F S

46

House Servant

38

Common Male occupations for Veitchs in 1921
Mason

72

Farmer

60

Ploughman

57

Baker

54

Joiner

53

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