Last name: VAIL

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VAIL : This last name is indexed 54,513 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

VAIL : 1: English: occupational name from Old French de la veille ‘of the watch watchman’ with loss of de; compare Wake. There has been some confusion with the topographic name Vale and the nickname Veal.2: Scottish: shortened and altered form of McPhail Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Phàil ‘son of Paul’.3: Irish: variant of Veale.

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