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Van Patten Family Origin

Where is the Van Patten family from?

Van Patten Family Occupations

What did your Van Patten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Van Patten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Van Patten's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Van Patten family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Patten.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Van Patten Historical Records

What Van Patten family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Van Patten Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Patten lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Van Patten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Van Patten in 1954 was 72, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Patten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Patten 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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