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Van Wormer Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from Wormer in North Holland.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Van Ormer, Van Order, Van Dover, Van Woert, Van Riper, Van Norden

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Where is the Van Wormer family from?

You can see how Van Wormer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Van Wormer family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Van Wormer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 220 Van Wormer families living in New York. This was about 48% of all the recorded Van Wormer's in USA. New York had the highest population of Van Wormer families in 1880.
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There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Van Wormer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Wormer 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 212 immigration records available for the last name Van Wormer. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Van Wormer. For the veterans among your Van Wormer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Van Wormer lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Van Wormer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Van Wormer in 1967 was 57, and 73 in 2004.

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