Van Doorn Family History

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Van Doorn Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from the city of Doorn, near Utrecht, or Apeldoorn, north of Arnhem.

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


Similar surnames: Van Dorn, Van Noord, Van Loon, Van Doren, Van Gorp, Van Vooren

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Van Doorn Family Origin

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Van Doorn Family Occupations

What did your Van Doorn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Van Doorn family was Mail Agent. The most common Van Doorn occupation in the USA was Brickmason. 14% of Van Doorn's were Brickmasons. Brickmason, Car Driver and Cryer In Us Court were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Doorn.

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  • Brickmason

    14%
  • Car Driver

    14%
  • Cryer In Us Court

    14%
  • Mail Agent

    14%

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

Van Doorn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Van Doorn Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Doorn lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2004, in the United States, Van Doorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Van Doorn in 1970 was 68, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Doorn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Doorn 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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