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Adelaar Family History

Adelaar Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Delamar, Delmar, Adelman, Avelar, Delair, Tazelaar, Dollar, Dear

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Where is the Adelaar family from?

You can see how Adelaar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Adelaar family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Adelaar families living in New York. This was about 75% of all the recorded Adelaar's in USA. New York had the highest population of Adelaar families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Adelaar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Adelaar ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Adelaar ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

What Adelaar family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 92 census records available for the last name Adelaar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adelaar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 273 immigration records available for the last name Adelaar. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 29 military records available for the last name Adelaar. For the veterans among your Adelaar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Adelaar lifespan?

Between 1965 and 1998, in the United States, Adelaar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Adelaar in 1965 was 73, and 70 in 1998.

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