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, Vanderford, Standiford, Vandivort, Handford

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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 1940, Farmer and Beauty Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vandiford. 41% of Vandiford men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Vandiford women worked as a Beauty Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vandiford were Farm Laborer and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    41%
  • Laborer
    32%
  • Carpenter
    4%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Beauty Operator
    10%
  • Cook
    10%
  • Farm Helper
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Vandiford Historical Records

What Vandiford family records will you find?

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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