Vanderveen Family History

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Vanderveen Name Meaning

Dutch (Van der Veen): topographic name from Dutch veen ‘peat bog’, ‘fen’, or a habitational name from any of various places named (het) Veen.

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


Similar surnames: Vanderveer, Vandermeer, Vanderbeek, Vandeveer, Van Veen, Vandersteen

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Vanderveen Family Origin

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Vanderveen Family Occupations

What did your Vanderveen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Vanderveen family was Laborer. The most common Vanderveen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Vanderveen's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Hardware Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vanderveen.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Hardware Dealer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

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

Vanderveen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Vanderveen Life Expectancy

What is the average Vanderveen lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Vanderveen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Vanderveen in 1958 was 53, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vanderveen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vanderveen 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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