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Vanderwerf Family History

Vanderwerf Name Meaning
topographic name from Middle Dutch werve, wereft, denoting an uncultivated area of land surrounding a house, farm, dike, or the like, or a place where willows grew, or a habitational name for someone from a place named with this word.topographic name for someone who lived by a wharf, Middle Dutch werf.

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

8,329 Historical Documents with Vanderwerf on Ancestry.com
2,359 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
338 Military Records
275 Immigration Records
1,626 Census and Voter Lists
3,731 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Vanderwerf Families

  • Number of Vanderwerf families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    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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Vanderwerf Family Origin

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Vanderwerf Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Vanderwerf

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Vanderwerf Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Vanderwerf

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