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Vesey Surname Origin
(Locality). Wet or fenny land, near the water, subject to inundation; the same as Fossey. Cornish British, Vosey, the ditch or fort near the water.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Vesey Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Vesey Family History Thought:
'It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors.' -- Plutarch