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Vanderhorst Family History

Vanderhorst Name Meaning
Dutch (Van der Horst): topographic name from Middle Dutch horst ‘brushwood’, ‘shrubs’, indicating a place that was overgrown, or possibly even a house bearing a stork’s nest (storks’ nests are large and untidy). Horst occurs as a placename in just about every province of the Netherlands.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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3,460 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
439 Military Records
492 Immigration Records
3,102 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Vanderhorst Families

  • Number of Vanderhorst families
     22 - 41
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Vanderhorst Family Origin

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Vanderhorst Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Vanderhorst

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Vanderhorst Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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