Van Tine Family History

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Van Tine Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Dutch Van Tuyn, a topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosed or fenced-off property, Middle Dutch tuna, or a habitational name from a place named with this word. The change in form reflects the characteristic shift of the diphthong from high front to low front (as in the pronunciation of Stuyvesant).

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

Similar surnames: Van Kirk, Van Winkle, Van Ryn, Van Til, Van Cise, Van Dyne, Van Hee

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Van Tine Family Origin

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Van Tine Family Occupations

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In 1880, Painter, (Works At) Plumber and Boarding Stable were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Tine. The most common Van Tine occupation in the USA was Painter. 18% of Van Tine's were Painters. A less common occupation for the Van Tine family was Butcher.

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  • Painter

  • (Works At) Plumber

  • Boarding Stable

  • Butcher


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Van Tine Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Van Tine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Tine 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 109 immigration records available for the last name Van Tine. 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 Tine. For the veterans among your Van Tine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Tine Life Expectancy

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Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Van Tine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Van Tine in 1966 was 61, and 95 in 2004.

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