Van Wagner Family History

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Van Wagner Name Meaning

Most probably a variant of Dutch Van Wageningen (see Van Wagenen).

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


Similar surnames: Van Wagoner, Van Natter, Van Wagenen, Van Acker, Van Laanen

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Van Wagner Family Origin

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Van Wagner Family Occupations

What did your Van Wagner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Van Wagner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Van Wagner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Van Wagner family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Wagner.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Van Wagner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Van Wagner Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Wagner lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Van Wagner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Van Wagner in 1959 was 59, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Wagner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Wagner 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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