Van Dover Family History

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Van Dover Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from Doveren in North Brabant.

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


Similar surnames: Van Over, Van Boven, Van Duser, Van Doren, Van Hove, Vandiver

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Van Dover Family Origin

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Van Dover Family Occupations

What did your Van Dover ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Van Dover family was Laborer. Farmer, House Keeper and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Dover. The most common Van Dover occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Van Dover's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • House Keeper

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%

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

Van Dover Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Van Dover Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Dover lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Van Dover life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Van Dover in 1957 was 52, and 84 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Dover

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Dover 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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