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Vanderkolk Name Meaning

Dutch (van der Kolk): topographic name from kolk, which has various meanings: ‘well’, ‘pool’, ‘deep trough’, or ‘passage’.

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


Similar surnames: Vanderpol, Vanderkooi, Vanderbeek, Vanderbilt, Vandermolen

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Vanderkolk Family Origin

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Vanderkolk Family Occupations

What did your Vanderkolk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Vanderkolk family was Section Hand. Farmer and In Depot were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Vanderkolk. The most common Vanderkolk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Vanderkolk's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • In Depot

    20%
  • Section Hand

    20%

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

Vanderkolk Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Vanderkolk Life Expectancy

What is the average Vanderkolk lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Vanderkolk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Vanderkolk in 1963 was 72, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vanderkolk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vanderkolk 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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