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 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Velde. 26% of Velde men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Velde women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Velde were Lawyer and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farming
  • Lawyer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Maid
  • Assembler
  • Secretary

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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.

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Passenger List

There are 5,000 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

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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.

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