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Van Hee Name Meaning

Dutch and Flemish:: habitational name for someone from Eede in Zeeland based on the Flemish dialect pronunciation of this placename. topographic name for someone living on a heath from a shortened form of Vanderheyden .

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


Similar surnames: Van Zee, Van Veen, Van Heel, Van Dee, Van Hoy, Van Ryn, Van Eck

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Where is the Van Hee family from?

You can see how Van Hee families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Van Hee family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Van Hee families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 27 Van Hee families living in New York. This was about 84% of all the recorded Van Hee's in USA. New York had the highest population of Van Hee families in 1880.
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Census Records

There are 913 census records available for the last name Van Hee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Hee census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 298 immigration records available for the last name Van Hee. 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 Cards

There are 408 military records available for the last name Van Hee. For the veterans among your Van Hee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Van Hee lifespan?

Between 1976 and 2004, in the United States, Van Hee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Van Hee in 1976 was 64, and 81 in 2004.

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