Van Orden Family History

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Van Orden Name Meaning

variant of Van Oorden, a variant of Van Oort. variant of Dutch Van Noorden.

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


Similar surnames: Van Order, Van Norden, Van Gorder, Van Gordon, Van Orman, Van Dalen

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Van Orden Family Origin

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Van Orden Family Occupations

What did your Van Orden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Van Orden family was Keeping House. The most common Van Orden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Van Orden's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Orden.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Van Orden Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Van Orden Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Orden lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Van Orden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Van Orden in 1966 was 62, and 53 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Orden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Orden 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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