Vanderhorst Family History

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Vanderhorst Name Meaning

Dutch (Van der Horst): topographic name from Middle Dutch horst ‘brushwood’, ‘shrubs’, indicating a place that was overgrown, or possibly even a house bearing a stork’s nest (storks’ nests are large and untidy). Horst occurs as a placename in just about every province of the Netherlands.

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


Similar surnames: Vandervoort, Vanderhart, Vanderhoff, Vanderwilt, Vanderleest

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Vanderhorst Family Origin

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Vanderhorst Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    15%
  • Works In Farm

    13%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Vanderhorst occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 15% of Vanderhorst's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Vanderhorst family was Farm Laborer. Carpenter, Works In Farm and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vanderhorst.

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Vanderhorst Historical Records

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Vanderhorst Life Expectancy

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