Vanderwilt Family History

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Vanderwilt Name Meaning

Dutch (Van der Wilt): reduced form of van der Wildert, a topographic name from Middle Dutch wildert ‘wilderness’, ‘uncultivated land’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Vanderbilt, Vanderpol, Vanderwerf, Vandewiele, Vanderveer

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Vanderwilt Family Origin

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Vanderwilt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Farming

    20%
  • Teamster

    20%

United States shown, England data unavailable

In 1880, the most common Vanderwilt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Vanderwilt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Vanderwilt family was Teamster. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Vanderwilt.

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Vanderwilt Historical Records

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Vanderwilt Life Expectancy

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