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Vanzandt Family History

Vanzandt Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Van Zandt, Van Zant, Van Sandt, Vinzant, Anand, Manzano, Annand

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Where is the Vanzandt family from?

You can see how Vanzandt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vanzandt family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Vanzandt families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Vanzandt family living in Middlesex. This was 100% of all the recorded Vanzandt's in United Kingdom. Middlesex had the highest population of Vanzandt families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vanzandt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vanzandt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Vanzandt. 30% of Vanzandt men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Vanzandt women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vanzandt were Farm Laborer and Seamstress. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    16%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Seamstress
    8%
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What Vanzandt family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Vanzandt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vanzandt 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 318 immigration records available for the last name Vanzandt. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Vanzandt. For the veterans among your Vanzandt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vanzandt lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Vanzandt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Vanzandt in 1947 was 37, and 69 in 2004.

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