Velde Family History

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Velde Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Velle, from velli, the dative singular of Old Norse vollr ‘field’, ‘meadow’. Dutch: variant of Vandervelde.

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


Similar surnames: Volle, Heide, Helle, Eide, Welde, Vee, Elden, Mele, Gerde, Emde

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Velde Family Origin

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Velde Family Occupations

What did your Velde ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Grocer and Hard Ware Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Velde. A less common occupation for the Velde family was Housekeper. The most common Velde occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Velde's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Grocer

    25%
  • Hard Ware Store

    13%
  • Housekeper

    13%

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

Velde Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Velde Life Expectancy

What is the average Velde lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Velde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Velde in 1963 was 97, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Velde

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Velde 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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