Vaile History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The first family to use the name Vaile lived among the Pictish people of ancient Scotland. The name Vaile is derived from the personal name Paul. The Gaelic form of the name is Mac Phàil.
Early Origins of the Vaile family
The surname Vaile was first found in Inverness, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Early History of the Vaile family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vaile research. Another 113 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1490 and 1533 are included under the topic Early Vaile History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Vaile Spelling Variations
Repeated and inaccurate translation of Scottish names from Gaelic to English and back resulted in a wide variety of spelling variations with single names. Vaile has appeared MacPhail, MacPhial, MacPhiel, MacFail, MacFall, MacFaul, MacVail, MacPhale, MacPail, MacPhaul, MacFale, Phail, Fayle and many more.
Early Notables of the Vaile family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Vaile family to Ireland
Some of the Vaile family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 59 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Vaile migration to New Zealand +
Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:
Vaile Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- George Ebenezer Vaile, who landed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1840
- John R Vaile, who landed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1840
- Samuel Vaile, who landed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1840
- William Vaile, who landed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1842
- Mr. S. Vaile, American settler travelling from Honolulu aboard the ship "Iliomama" arriving in Auckland, New Zealand on 30th July 1851 
Contemporary Notables of the name Vaile (post 1700) +
- William Newell Vaile (1876-1927), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1919-27 
- Victor E. III Vaile, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Florida, 1972 
- Anna Wolcott Vaile, American Republican politician, Member of Republican National Committee from Colorado, 1924 
- Ms. Susan Mary Vaile B.E.M., British recipient of Medallist of the British Empire Medal 29th December 2018 for voluntary service in Warwickshire 
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