Vandermeer Family History

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Vandermeer Name Meaning

Dutch (Van der Meer): topographic name for someone who lived by a lake, Middle Dutch mere, or habitational name from any of the numerous places named with this word.

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

Similar surnames: Vanderveer, Vandeveer, Vanderbeek, Vanderveen, Vanderpoel, Vanderzee

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Vandermeer Family Origin

Where is the Vandermeer family from?

Vandermeer Family Occupations

What did your Vandermeer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Vandermeer occupation in the UK was Fancy Chairmaker. 100% of Vandermeer's were Fancy Chairmakers.

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  • Fancy Chairmaker


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

Vandermeer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Vandermeer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vandermeer 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 866 immigration records available for the last name Vandermeer. 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 465 military records available for the last name Vandermeer. For the veterans among your Vandermeer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vandermeer Life Expectancy

What is the average Vandermeer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Vandermeer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Vandermeer in 1961 was 51, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vandermeer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vandermeer 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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