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Verdoorn Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from any of various places in Belgium and the Netherlands named (ten) Doorn or a topographic name for someone who lived by a thorn hedge or thorn bush Middle Dutch do(o)rne.

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


Similar surnames: Doorn, Verdier, Van Oort, Verdon, Van Doorn, Verdin, Verdun, Vernon

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Where is the Verdoorn family from?

You can see how Verdoorn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Verdoorn family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Verdoorn families living in Iowa. This was about 91% of all the recorded Verdoorn's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Verdoorn families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Verdoorn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Verdoorn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farm Operator was the top reported job for people in the USA named Verdoorn. 30% of Verdoorn men worked as a Farm Operator. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farm Operator
    30%
  • Farmer
    30%
  • Proprietor
    20%
  • Laborer
    20%
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Census Records

There are 372 census records available for the last name Verdoorn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Verdoorn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 141 immigration records available for the last name Verdoorn. 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 Cards

There are 98 military records available for the last name Verdoorn. For the veterans among your Verdoorn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Verdoorn lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Verdoorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Verdoorn in 1963 was 87, and 58 in 2004.

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