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Veenstra Name Meaning

Frisian: habitational name for someone from a place called Veen, or topographic name from veen ‘pit’, ‘moor’. Compare Feenstra.

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


Similar surnames: Feenstra, Tuinstra, Rienstra, Hoekstra, Genser, Poelstra, Terpstra

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Veenstra Family Origin

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Veenstra Family Occupations

What did your Veenstra ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Veenstra family was Baker. Farmer, Carpenter and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Veenstra. The most common Veenstra occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Veenstra's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Shoemaker

    20%
  • Baker

    10%

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Veenstra Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Veenstra ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Veenstra Life Expectancy

What is the average Veenstra lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, Veenstra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Veenstra in 1963 was 72, and 80 in 2004.

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United States

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