Vanderbeek Family History

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Vanderbeek Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian (Van der Beek): habitational name for someone from any of various places in Belgium and the Netherlands named Terbeek, Beek, or (Ter) Beke, from beke ‘stream’, ‘creek’, or a topographic name from this word.

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


Similar surnames: Vandermeer, Vanderveen, Vanderveer, Vanderpoel, Vandeveer

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Vanderbeek Family Origin

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Vanderbeek Family Occupations

What did your Vanderbeek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vanderbeek. 6% of Vanderbeek men worked as a Clerk and 17% of Vanderbeek women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vanderbeek were Civil Engineer and Attendant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    6%
  • Teacher
    6%
  • Architect
    3%
  • Civil Engineer
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    17%
  • Waitress
    17%
  • Assembler
    9%
  • Attendant
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Vanderbeek Historical Records

What Vanderbeek family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Vanderbeek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vanderbeek 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 345 immigration records available for the last name Vanderbeek. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 428 military records available for the last name Vanderbeek. For the veterans among your Vanderbeek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vanderbeek Life Expectancy

What is the average Vanderbeek lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Vanderbeek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Vanderbeek in 1962 was 78, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vanderbeek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vanderbeek 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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