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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.

Vaile Early Origins



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.

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Vaile Spelling Variations


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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.

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Vaile Early History


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Vaile Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vaile research. Another 168 words (12 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.

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Vaile Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vaile Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Vaile Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vaile In Ireland


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Vaile In Ireland



Some of the Vaile family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 124 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vaile (post 1700)


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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

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    2. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    3. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    5. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    6. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    9. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    10. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
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    The Vaile Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vaile Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 8 October 2015 at 11:15.

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