Verdun Family History

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Verdun Name Meaning

French and English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in France called Verdun. The place name is probably of Gaulish origin, deriving from ver(n) ‘alder’ + dun ‘hill’, ‘fortress’. Some early bearers of the name certainly came from a place of this name in La Manche, others possibly from one in Eure.

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

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Verdun Family Origin

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Verdun Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Sugar Planter

    19%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Sugar Planter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Verdun. The most common Verdun occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Verdun's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Verdun family was Carpenter.

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Verdun Historical Records

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Verdun Life Expectancy

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