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Vay Early Origins



The surname Vay was first found in Languedoc, where this eminent family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Vay Spelling Variations


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Vay Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Veye, Vais, Vaisse, Vey, Vaye, Vay, De Veye, De Vais, De Vay, Le Veye, Le Vais, Le Vait, Le Vey, Le Vaye, Du Vais, Du Vait and many more.

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Vay Early History


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Vay Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vay research. Another 285 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1096, 1100, 1500, 1619, 1686, and 1793 are included under the topic Early Vay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vay Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vay Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vay Notables 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:

Vay Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • M Vay, who landed in New York, NY in 1811 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vay (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vay (post 1700)



  • G. L. Vay, American politician, Mayor of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1884-88, 1890-94

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Vay Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
  2. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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The Vay Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vay 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 25 January 2016 at 15:01.

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