Vandecar Family History

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Vandecar Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Van de Kar, a name of uncertain origin.

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


Similar surnames: Vandemark, Vanneman, Vanderaa, Vanderark, Vandeman, Vandever, Mander

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Vandecar Family Origin

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Vandecar Family Occupations

What did your Vandecar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vandecar. A less common occupation for the Vandecar family was Butter Store. The most common Vandecar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Vandecar's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Butter Store

    5%

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

Vandecar Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Vandecar Life Expectancy

What is the average Vandecar lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Vandecar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Vandecar in 1955 was 59, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vandecar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vandecar 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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