Van Arkel Family History

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Van Arkel Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from a place called Arkel in South Holland.

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


Similar surnames: Van Driel, Van Ark, Van Acker, Van Allen, Van Aken, Van Kley

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Van Arkel Family Origin

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Van Arkel Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Van Arkel occupation in the UK was Warehouse Porter. 100% of Van Arkel's were Warehouse Porters.

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  • Warehouse Porter

    100%

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Van Arkel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Van Arkel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Arkel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Van Arkel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Van Arkel. For the veterans among your Van Arkel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Arkel Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Arkel lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2003, in the United States, Van Arkel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Van Arkel in 1970 was 87, and 73 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Arkel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Arkel 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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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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