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Vanfossan Family History

Vanfossan Name Meaning

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

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224 Military Records
26 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Vanfossan Families

  • Number of Vanfossan families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Vanfossan last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Vanfossan last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Vanfossan census records

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Vanfossan Family Origin

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Vanfossan Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Vanfossan

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Vanfossan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Vanfossan census records

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Vanfossan Civil War Service Records

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