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Van Liew Name Meaning

Belgian: habitational name for someone from either of two places in Belgium called Lieu, in Nord and Lamain (Hainault), or similarly named places elsewhere.

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


Similar surnames: Van Leer, Van Tiem, Van Diest, Van Vliet, Van Liere, Van Loo, Van Til

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Van Liew Family Origin

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Van Liew Family Occupations

What did your Van Liew ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Van Liew family was Day Laborer. The most common Van Liew occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Van Liew's were Farmers. Farmer, Bar Keeper and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Liew.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Bar Keeper

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Day Laborer

    3%

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

Van Liew Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Van Liew Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Liew lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Van Liew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Van Liew in 1966 was 65, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Liew

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Liew 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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