Vandergrift Family History

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Vandergrift Name Meaning

Dutch (Van der Grift): topographic name from Middle Dutch grifte ‘man-made channel’.

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


Similar surnames: Vandegrift, Vanderwilt, Vandervliet, Vanderbilt, Vandervoort

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Vandergrift Family Origin

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Vandergrift Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    9%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vandergrift. A less common occupation for the Vandergrift family was Laborer. The most common Vandergrift occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Vandergrift's were Farmers.

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Vandergrift Historical Records

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Vandergrift Life Expectancy

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Famous Vandergrift Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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