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Van Rooy Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from any of several places named with Middle Dutch rooi, rode ‘clearing in a wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Van Loo, Van Hove, Van Dorn, Van Hook, Vannoy, Van Horn, Van Oort

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Van Rooy Family Origin

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Van Rooy Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Van Rooy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Van Rooy's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Van Rooy Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Van Rooy Life Expectancy

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Between 1983 and 2003, in the United States, Van Rooy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Van Rooy in 1983 was 69, and 84 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Rooy 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.

Famous Van Rooy Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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