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Verhey Name Meaning

Dutch: shortened form of Vanderheyden .

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


Similar surnames: Verley, Verwey, Verheyen, Verhoef, Verney, Herley, Kerney, Vereen

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Where is the Verhey family from?

You can see how Verhey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Verhey family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Verhey families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Verhey families living in Iowa. This was about 60% of all the recorded Verhey's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Verhey families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Verhey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Verhey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Verhey. 36% of Verhey men worked as a Farmer and 56% of Verhey women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Verhey were Laborer and Teacher. .

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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

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Manager
    12%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
  • Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    56%
  • Teacher
    45%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Verhey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Verhey 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 877 immigration records available for the last name Verhey. 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 295 military records available for the last name Verhey. For the veterans among your Verhey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Verhey lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Verhey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Verhey in 1950 was 56, and 84 in 2004.

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