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De Volder Name Meaning

Flemish (mainly Devolder) and Dutch: occupational name for a miller of woolen fabrics from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch vollen ‘to mill’ with the addition of the definite article de ‘the’. The Flemish surname is also found in France (Nord).

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

Similar surnames: De Heer, De Visser, De Coster, De Boer, Holder, Molder, De Wolf

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You can see how De Volder families moved over time by selecting different census years. The De Volder family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 De Volder families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded De Volder's in USA. New York had the highest population of De Volder families in 1920.
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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name De Volder. 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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What is the average De Volder lifespan?

Between 1988 and 2002, in the United States, De Volder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for De Volder in 1988 was 68, and 79 in 2002.

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