Van Fossen Family History

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Van Fossen Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Dutch Van Vossen, a habitational name for someone from Vossem in Brabant, Belgium.

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


Similar surnames: Van Fossan, Van Essen, Van Hoesen, Van Hoose, Van Doren, Van Domelen

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Van Fossen Family Origin

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Van Fossen Family Occupations

What did your Van Fossen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Van Fossen family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Fossen. The most common Van Fossen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Van Fossen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Farming

    3%

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

Van Fossen Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Van Fossen ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Van Fossen Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Fossen lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, Van Fossen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Van Fossen in 1947 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Fossen 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.

Famous Van Fossen Family

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