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Vanderbeke Family History

Vanderbeke 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: Vanderbeek, Vanderzee, Vanderberg, Vanderbeck, Vanderwerf, Vandewiele

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Where is the Vanderbeke family from?

You can see how Vanderbeke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vanderbeke family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Vanderbeke family living in California. This was about 20% of all the recorded Vanderbeke's in USA. California and 4 other states had the highest population of Vanderbeke families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vanderbeke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vanderbeke ancestors do for a living?

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

What Vanderbeke family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 160 census records available for the last name Vanderbeke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vanderbeke 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 133 immigration records available for the last name Vanderbeke. 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 Cards

There are 37 military records available for the last name Vanderbeke. For the veterans among your Vanderbeke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vanderbeke lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2002, in the United States, Vanderbeke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Vanderbeke in 1964 was 83, and 81 in 2002.

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