Vandenburg Family History

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Vandenburg Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian (Van den Burg): topographic name for someone who lived by a citadel or stonghold, from Middle Dutch burch, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, for example Burch in South Holland or Burcht in Antwerp province, Belgium.

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


Similar surnames: Vandenberg, Vandenboom, Vanderberg, Vanderbush, Vandenbroek

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Vandenburg Family Origin

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Vandenburg Family Occupations

What did your Vandenburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vandenburg. The most common Vandenburg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Vandenburg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Vandenburg family was Boarding House.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Boarding House

    3%

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Vandenburg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Vandenburg Life Expectancy

What is the average Vandenburg lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Vandenburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Vandenburg in 1942 was 34, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vandenburg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vandenburg 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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