Vail Surname History
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- Vail last name meaning & etymology
- Vail spelling & pronunciation
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Vail Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Vail is often complicated to determine because countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Vail may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Vail Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Vail come may come from a trade, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these craft-based surnames can be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many modern names like Vail are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".
Vail Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Vail family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Last names like Vail vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family unions, and languages over time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Vail were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Vail.
Last names similar to VailVaila, Vailahi, Vailahidavid, Vailain, Vailai nenebengo, Vailakakis, Vailakis, Vailala, Vailanco, Vailancour, Vailancourt, Vailand, Vailant, Vailante, Vailanu, Vailar, Vailard, Vailardot, Vailas, Vailati
Vail Family Tree
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- Jeremiah, Jr. Vail
- Ed Vail
- Josie Vail
- William Vail
- David Vail
- Phebe Jackson Vail
- Isaac Vail
- Martha Vail
- Hannah Vail Goodwin
- Martha Vail Marlatt 1728 - 1762