Veen Family History

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Veen Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for a moorland dweller, from Middle Low German ven ‘moor’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of ten farmsteads named Ven, from Old Norse vin ‘meadow’.

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

Similar surnames: Venn, Sveen, Vee, Osen, Lien, Roen, Keen, Oen, Reek, Geen

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Veen Family Origin

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Veen Family Occupations

What did your Veen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Mouleur and At Home were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Veen. 34% of Veen men worked as a Mouleur

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Mouleur
  • Proprietor
  • Typesetter

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • At Home

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

Veen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Veen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Veen 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Veen. 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 Veen. For the veterans among your Veen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Veen Life Expectancy

What is the average Veen lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Veen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Veen in 1960 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Veen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Veen 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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