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Van Oort Name Meaning

habitational name from any of various minor places named with Middle Dutch ort ‘outermost point’. Alternatively, it may be from a misdivision of Van Noort, variant of Van Noord.

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


Similar surnames: Van Nort, Van Voorst, Van Dorn, Van Cott, Van Horn, Van Noord

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Van Oort Family Origin

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Van Oort Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer and Tinsmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Van Oort. The most common Van Oort occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Van Oort's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Tinsmith

    33%

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Van Oort Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Van Oort Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Oort lifespan?

Between 1978 and 2003, in the United States, Van Oort life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Van Oort in 1978 was 76, and 77 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Oort

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Oort 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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