Vandiford Family History

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Vandiford 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: Sandiford, Sandford, Standiford, Handford, Radford, Bodiford

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Vandiford Family Origin

Where is the Vandiford family from?

Vandiford Family Occupations

What did your Vandiford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Vandiford occupation in the USA was Merchant. 100% of Vandiford's were Merchants.

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  • Merchant


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

Vandiford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 620 census records available for the last name Vandiford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vandiford census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 6 immigration records available for the last name Vandiford. 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 207 military records available for the last name Vandiford. For the veterans among your Vandiford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vandiford Life Expectancy

What is the average Vandiford lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Vandiford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Vandiford in 1941 was 61, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vandiford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vandiford 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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