Van Court Family History

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Van Court Name Meaning

Dutch: probably a habitational name from a place called Court, a French word equivalent in meaning to Dutch hof ‘farm’, ‘main farm on an estate’. Compare Vanderhoff.

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


Similar surnames: Van Hout, Van Cott, Rancourt, Valcourt, Vanacore, Van Dorn, Van Noord

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Van Court Family Origin

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Van Court Family Occupations

What did your Van Court ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Van Court occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Van Court's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Van Court family was Traveling Salesman. Farmer, Physician and Printer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Court.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Physician

    9%
  • Printer

    9%
  • Traveling Salesman

    9%

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

Van Court Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Van Court. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Court 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 248 immigration records available for the last name Van Court. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Van Court. For the veterans among your Van Court ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Court Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Court lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Van Court life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Van Court in 1965 was 79, and 91 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Court

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Court 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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