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Vitney Family History

Vitney Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Viney, Pitney, Bitney, Sidney, Vine, Whitney, Binney, Vignes, Finney

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Where is the Vitney family from?

You can see how Vitney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vitney family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there was 1 Vitney family living in Kent. This was 100% of all the recorded Vitney's in United Kingdom. Kent had the highest population of Vitney families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vitney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vitney ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Vitney. 100% of Vitney women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 51 census records available for the last name Vitney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vitney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 22 immigration records available for the last name Vitney. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Vitney. For the veterans among your Vitney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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