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Vlietstra Name Meaning

Frisian: topographic name for someone who lived by a brook, from a agent noun based on Dutch vliet ‘brook’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Vliet, Poelstra, Spoelstra, Veenstra, Hiemstra, Feenstra, Tuinstra

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Vlietstra Family Origin

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Vlietstra Family Occupations

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Vlietstra Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Vlietstra Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Vlietstra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Vlietstra in 1965 was 77, and 87 in 2003.

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