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Van Gorder Family Origin

Where is the Van Gorder family from?

Van Gorder Family Occupations

What did your Van Gorder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Van Gorder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Van Gorder's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Van Gorder family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Gorder.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Van Gorder Historical Records

What Van Gorder family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Van Gorder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Gorder census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Van Gorder

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Van Gorder. 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 Gorder. For the veterans among your Van Gorder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Gorder Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Gorder lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Van Gorder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Van Gorder in 1953 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Gorder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Gorder 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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