Vail Family History
Vail Surname History
Vail family history has a complex evolution of which the particulars are beginning to be understood by Vail family members. The Vail family name is an old lineage that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Vail has spread, it has changed making its history difficult to unearth. This page is the home for a detailed history of the Vail family name, Vail origins, and stories of Vail ancestors.
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The evolution of Vail starts with the origins of thelast name. Even in the earliest days of a name there are variations in that single name simply because last names were infrequently written down that long ago.
As Vail families moved between countries and languages, the Vail name may have changed with them. Vail families have migrated around different countries all throughout history. It was not uncommon for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language.
Vail country of origin
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The nationality of Vail is often complicated to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Vail may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from professions, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Meaning of the last name Vail
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The meaning of Vail come may come from a trade, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Many of these profession-based surnames can be a profession in another language. Because of this it is good to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Vail originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. In many cases these names relate to a religious expression such as "Grace of God".
- Polly Vail 1805 - 1807
- Martha Vail
- Alfred Vail 1807 - 1859
- Gamaliel Vail
- Elvira Vail 1812 - 1870
- Lucy Vail 1807 - 1858
- William Vail
- Gamaliel Vail, Jr. 1803 - 1844
- Phebe Jackson Vail
- Ed Vail
- Phoebe Vail
- Isaac Hawk Vail 1831 - 1871
- Isaac Vail
- Josie Vail
- Welthea Vail 1809 - ?
- Martha Vail Marlatt 1728 - 1762
- Martin Vail 1810 - 1810
- David Vail
- Hannah Vail Goodwin
- Jeremiah, Jr. Vail
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Famous people named Vail
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Vail
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Vail. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Vail spelling variations
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Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Vail surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Names like Vail transform in how they're written as they travel across communities, family unions, and languages over generations. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Vail were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Vail.