Vanclief Family History

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Vanclief 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: Antcliff, Ratcliff, Stancliff, Van Liew, Moncrief, Langlie, Muncrief

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Vanclief Family Origin

Where is the Vanclief family from?

Vanclief Family Occupations

What did your Vanclief ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Brush Maker and Carriage Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vanclief. A less common occupation for the Vanclief family was Coal. The most common Vanclief occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Vanclief's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Brush Maker

  • Carriage Maker

  • Coal


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

Vanclief Historical Records

What Vanclief family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Vanclief. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vanclief census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Vanclief

Passenger List

There are 111 immigration records available for the last name Vanclief. 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 Card

There are 136 military records available for the last name Vanclief. For the veterans among your Vanclief ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vanclief Life Expectancy

What is the average Vanclief lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Vanclief life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Vanclief in 1966 was 80, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vanclief

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vanclief ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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