Van Kleeck Family History

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Van Kleeck Name Meaning

Dutch: of uncertain origin; possibly a topographic name from a term meaning ‘cleft’ or ‘crevice’ (compare Middle High German klac ‘crevice’).

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


Similar surnames: Van Vleck, Van Leer, Van Kirk, Van Veen, Van Zee, Van Dee, Van Cleve

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Van Kleeck Family Origin

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Van Kleeck Family Occupations

What did your Van Kleeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farm Hand, At Home and Bank Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Kleeck. A less common occupation for the Van Kleeck family was Bookkeeper. The most common Van Kleeck occupation in the USA was Farm Hand. 17% of Van Kleeck's were Farm Hands.

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  • Farm Hand

    17%
  • At Home

    8%
  • Bank Clerk

    8%
  • Bookkeeper

    8%

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

Van Kleeck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Van Kleeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Kleeck 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Van Kleeck. 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 Kleeck. For the veterans among your Van Kleeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Kleeck Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Kleeck lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2002, in the United States, Van Kleeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Van Kleeck in 1958 was 54, and 76 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Kleeck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Kleeck 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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