Vandervoort Family History

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Vandervoort Name Meaning

Dutch (Van der Voort): topographic name for someone who lived by a ford or crossing point, Middle Dutch voorde, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, for example Tervoort in North Brabant.

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


Similar surnames: Vanderveer, Vandersloot, Vanderloop, Vanderpoel, Vandermeer

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Vandervoort Family Origin

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Vandervoort Family Occupations

What did your Vandervoort ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Vandervoort occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Vandervoort's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vandervoort. A less common occupation for the Vandervoort family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Vandervoort Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Vandervoort Life Expectancy

What is the average Vandervoort lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Vandervoort life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Vandervoort in 1962 was 59, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vandervoort

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vandervoort 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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