Vandeman Family History

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Vandeman Name Meaning

Dutch (Van Deman): probably a habitational name from Demen or Deemen, a place in North Brabant.

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

Similar surnames: Vanneman, Van Eman, Venneman, Tangeman, Vanderaa, Vardeman, Veeneman

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Vandeman Family Origin

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Vandeman Family Occupations

What did your Vandeman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Vandeman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Vandeman's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Att. At Law were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vandeman. A less common occupation for the Vandeman family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Att. At Law

  • Farm Laborer


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

Vandeman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Vandeman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vandeman 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 72 immigration records available for the last name Vandeman. 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 356 military records available for the last name Vandeman. For the veterans among your Vandeman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vandeman Life Expectancy

What is the average Vandeman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Vandeman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Vandeman in 1962 was 73, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vandeman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vandeman 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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