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Verheyen Name Meaning

Flemish and Dutch: shortened form of Vanderheyden . This surname is also found in Germany.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Verhey, Verhage, Verley, Verstegen, Verhoef, Verbeek, Verbeke, Verwey

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Where is the Verheyen family from?

You can see how Verheyen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Verheyen family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Verheyen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Verheyen families living in Missouri. This was about 46% of all the recorded Verheyen's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Verheyen families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Verheyen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Verheyen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Verheyen. 25% of Verheyen men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Verheyen women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Verheyen were Salesman and Telegraph 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

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Machinist
    19%
  • Salesman
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    43%
  • Farmer
    29%
  • Telegraph Operator
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Verheyen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Verheyen 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Verheyen. 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 312 military records available for the last name Verheyen. For the veterans among your Verheyen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Verheyen lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Verheyen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Verheyen in 1951 was 71, and 80 in 2004.

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