Van Eman Family History

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Van Eman Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from Emmen, in Overijssel near Zwolle.

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

Similar surnames: Vanneman, Vandeman, Van Aman, Venneman, Van Dam, Tangeman, Van Dorn

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Van Eman Family Origin

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Van Eman Family Occupations

What did your Van Eman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Van Eman family was Miner. Farmer, Keeping House and Lawyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Eman. The most common Van Eman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Van Eman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Lawyer

  • Miner


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

Van Eman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Van Eman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Eman 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 24 immigration records available for the last name Van Eman. 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 390 military records available for the last name Van Eman. For the veterans among your Van Eman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Eman Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Eman lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Van Eman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Van Eman in 1966 was 88, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Eman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Eman 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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