Valder Family History

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Valder Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: topographic name for someone who lived in a forest or wood, Middle Dutch vald, or habitational name from a place named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Walder, Halder, Alder, Sander, Lander, Vader, Calder, Mander, Faller

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Valder Family Origin

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Valder Family Occupations

What did your Valder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Valder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Valder's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Valder family was Physician. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Valder.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Physician

    13%

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

Valder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Valder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Valder 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Valder. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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

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Valder Life Expectancy

What is the average Valder lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Valder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Valder in 1944 was 29, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Valder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Valder 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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