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Vy Family History

Vy Name Meaning

Vietnamese: variant of Vi . Cambodian: written វី corresponding to the Khmer word meaning ‘to spread out’.

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

Similar surnames: Vey, Hy, Ey, Ly, Sy, Ty, Ivy, Ky, Dy, Vu

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Where is the Vy family from?

You can see how Vy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vy family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1880. The most Vy families were found in and USA in 1840. In 1840 there was 1 Vy family living in Tennessee. This was 100% of all the recorded Vy's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Vy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Vy. 100% of Vy men worked as a Laborer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 367 census records available for the last name Vy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vy 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 95 immigration records available for the last name Vy. 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 42 military records available for the last name Vy. For the veterans among your Vy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vy lifespan?

Between 1988 and 2002, in the United States, Vy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Vy in 1988 was 86, and 68 in 2002.

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