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Vreeman Family History

Vreeman Surname Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone whose house was located at a private garden withdrawn from common territory from East Middle Dutch vrede vree ‘delimited but not fenced garden abstracted from common grounds’. Compare Freeman 5.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Freeman, Trueman, Greenman, Greenan, Beeman, Bregman, Creegan

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Where is the Vreeman family from?

You can see how Vreeman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vreeman family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Vreeman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 4 Vreeman families living in Minnesota. This was about 22% of all the recorded Vreeman's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Vreeman families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vreeman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vreeman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Vreeman. 85% of Vreeman men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Vreeman women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 517 census records available for the last name Vreeman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vreeman 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 60 immigration records available for the last name Vreeman. 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 54 military records available for the last name Vreeman. For the veterans among your Vreeman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vreeman lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Vreeman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Vreeman in 1964 was 24, and 60 in 2004.

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