Van Norman Family History

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Van Norman Name Meaning

possibly an altered form of de Norman, an ethnic name for a Norseman. alternatively, perhaps a habitational name from Normanskerk in Zeeland.

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


Similar surnames: Van Orman, Venneman, Van Name, Van Norden, Van Dorn, Van Ormer

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Van Norman Family Origin

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Van Norman Family Occupations

What did your Van Norman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Van Norman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Van Norman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Van Norman family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Norman.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Van Norman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Van Norman Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Norman lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Van Norman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Van Norman in 1958 was 50, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Norman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Norman 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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