Vance Name Meaning

English and Irish: topographic name for someone who lived by a fen or marsh, Old English fenn. Compare Fann.

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


Similar surnames: Hance, Dance, Lance, Bane, Rance, Vince, Cancel, Bence, Lande, Bunce

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Vance Family Origin

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Vance Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Vance family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vance. The most common Vance occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Vance's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Vance | Data not to scale

Vance Historical Records

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Vance Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Vance life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Vance in 1943 was 36, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vance

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