Vay History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Vay family

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

Early History of the Vay family

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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.

Early Notables of the Vay family (pre 1700)

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United States Vay migration to the United States +

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]

Contemporary Notables of the name Vay (post 1700) +

  • G. L. Vay, American politician, Mayor of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1884-88, 1890-94 [2]


  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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 25) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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