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Vose Family History

Vose Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Dutch Vos .

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


Similar surnames: Lose, Bose, Hose, Rose, Jose, Vos, Ose, Hone, Rosi, Gorse

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Where is the Vose family from?

You can see how Vose families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vose family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Vose families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 37 Vose families living in Massachusetts. This was about 30% of all the recorded Vose's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Vose families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vose surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vose ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Vose. 19% of Vose men worked as a Laborer and 21% of Vose women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vose were Manager and Clerk. .

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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
    19%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Manager
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    21%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%
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Census Records

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Vose. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vose 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Vose. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Vose. For the veterans among your Vose ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vose lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Vose life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Vose in 1950 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

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