Van Hee Family History

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Van Hee Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Hee on the island of Terschelling. from a Flemish dialect pronunciation of Eede in Zeeland. topographic name for someone living on a heath, from a reduced 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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Van Hee Family Origin

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Van Hee Family Occupations

What did your Van Hee ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Van Hee family was Farm Laborer. Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Van Hee. The most common Van Hee occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Van Hee's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farm Laborer


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Van Hee Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Van Hee Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Hee 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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