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Van Lear Family Origin

Where is the Van Lear family from?

Van Lear Family Occupations

What did your Van Lear ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Van Lear occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Van Lear's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Van Lear family was Paymaster. Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Lear.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Butcher

    11%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Paymaster

    11%

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

Van Lear Historical Records

What Van Lear family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Van Lear. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Lear 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 Lear

Passenger List

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

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Van Lear Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Lear lifespan?

Between 1973 and 2004, in the United States, Van Lear life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Van Lear in 1973 was 81, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Lear

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Lear 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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