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Verhagen Name Meaning

Dutch: reduced form of van der Hagen, a habitational name for someone from places named Haag, Hage, or Ter Hagen in Belgium and the Netherlands.

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

Similar surnames: Verhalen, Hagen, Bergen, Verbeten, Bernhagen, Rehagen, Hashagen

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Where is the Verhagen family from?

You can see how Verhagen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Verhagen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Verhagen families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Verhagen family living in Missouri. This was 100% of all the recorded Verhagen's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Verhagen families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Verhagen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Verhagen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Verhagen. 29% of Verhagen men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Verhagen women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Verhagen were Farm Laborer and Stenographer.

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • New Worker
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Nurse
  • Housekeeper
  • Servant
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Verhagen. 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 408 military records available for the last name Verhagen. For the veterans among your Verhagen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Verhagen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Verhagen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Verhagen in 1962 was 70, and 83 in 2004.

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