Van Doren Family History

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Van Doren Name Meaning

most probably a variant of Van Doorn. according to Debrabandere, it may be a habitational name for someone from places in Belgium and the Netherlands called Deurne, or from Durne in North Brabant.

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

Similar surnames: Van Dorn, Van Deren, Van Dusen, Van Haren, Van Vooren, Van Essen

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Van Doren Family Origin

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Van Doren Family Occupations

What did your Van Doren ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Van Doren. 7% of Van Doren men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Van Doren women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Van Doren were Clerk and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Seamstress
  • New Worker

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

Van Doren Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Van Doren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Doren 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 759 immigration records available for the last name Van Doren. 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 Van Doren. For the veterans among your Van Doren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Doren Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Doren lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Van Doren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Van Doren in 1966 was 89, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Doren

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