Vanderzee Family History

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Vanderzee Name Meaning

Dutch: literally ‘from the sea’, a topographic name for someone who lived by the sea, Middle Dutch zee, or a name for a child born at sea.

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


Similar surnames: Vanderveer, Vandermeer, Van Zee, Vandeveer, Vanderwerf, Vanderpoel

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Vanderzee Family Origin

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Vanderzee Family Occupations

What did your Vanderzee ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Vanderzee family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vanderzee. The most common Vanderzee occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Vanderzee's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Carpenter

    16%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Vanderzee Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Vanderzee Life Expectancy

What is the average Vanderzee lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Vanderzee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Vanderzee in 1955 was 78, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vanderzee

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vanderzee 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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