Verhey Family History

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Verhey Name Meaning

Dutch: variant 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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Verhey Family Origin

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Verhey Family Occupations

What did your Verhey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Verhey family was Wagon Maker. The most common Verhey occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 25% of Verhey's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Carpenter and Dealer In General Mds were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Verhey.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter

  • Dealer In General Mds

  • Wagon Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Verhey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Verhey Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Verhey Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Verhey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Verhey ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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