Van Zee Family History

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Van Zee Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by the sea, Middle Dutch zee.

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


Similar surnames: Van Veen, Van Hee, Vanderzee, Van Leer, Van Zyl, Van Ryn, Van Dee

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Van Zee Family Origin

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Van Zee Family Occupations

What did your Van Zee ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Keeps House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Van Zee. The most common Van Zee occupation in the USA was Farmer. 90% of Van Zee's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    90%
  • Keeps House

    10%

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

Van Zee Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Van Zee Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Zee lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Van Zee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Van Zee in 1963 was 55, and 78 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Zee

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Zee 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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