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Van Buskirk Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from any of various minor places called Boskerck ‘church in the woods’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Van Kirk, Buskirk, Van Beek, Van Nortwick, Van Huis, Van Duser

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Van Buskirk Family Origin

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Van Buskirk Family Occupations

What did your Van Buskirk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Van Buskirk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Van Buskirk's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Van Buskirk family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Buskirk.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Van Buskirk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Van Buskirk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Buskirk 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Van Buskirk. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Van Buskirk. For the veterans among your Van Buskirk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Buskirk Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Buskirk lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Van Buskirk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Van Buskirk in 1955 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Buskirk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Buskirk 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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