Vanderveer Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Vanderveer Name Meaning

Dutch (Van der Veer): topographic name for someone who lived near a ferry crossing, Middle Dutch vere, or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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

Similar surnames: Vandeveer, Vandermeer, Vanderveen, Vandaveer, Vanderbeek, Vandervoort

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Vanderveer Family Origin

Where is the Vanderveer family from?

Vanderveer Family Occupations

What did your Vanderveer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Vanderveer family was Blacksmith. The most common Vanderveer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Vanderveer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vanderveer.

View Census data for Vanderveer | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Vanderveer Historical Records

What Vanderveer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Vanderveer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vanderveer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Vanderveer

Passenger List

There are 604 immigration records available for the last name Vanderveer. 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.

View all Vanderveer immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Vanderveer. For the veterans among your Vanderveer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Vanderveer military records

You've only scratched the surface of Vanderveer family history.

Vanderveer Life Expectancy

What is the average Vanderveer lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Vanderveer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Vanderveer in 1955 was 62, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vanderveer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vanderveer 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.

Famous Vanderveer Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name