Vanier Family History

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Vanier Name Meaning

French: variant spelling of Vannier.

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


Similar surnames: Venier, Ranger, Lanier, Vannier, Viner, Saunier, Lander, Van Es

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Vanier Family Origin

Where is the Vanier family from?

Vanier Family Occupations

What did your Vanier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Vanier occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 13% of Vanier's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Vanier family was Doctor. Carpenter, Farmer and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vanier.

View Census data for Vanier | Data not to scale

  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Clerk In Store

    6%
  • Doctor

    6%

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

Vanier Historical Records

What Vanier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Vanier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vanier 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 Vanier

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Vanier. 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 Vanier. For the veterans among your Vanier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vanier Life Expectancy

What is the average Vanier lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Vanier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Vanier in 1941 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vanier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vanier 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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