Van Sickel Family History

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Van Sickel Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from a place named Sikkel, for example in Asse, Brabant, Belgium, or from a similarly named place in Germany. Reduced form of van der Sickel, a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a sickle.

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


Similar surnames: Sickel, Van Acker, Van Slyke, Van Kirk, Van Winkle, Van Tine, Van Til

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Van Sickel Family Origin

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Van Sickel Family Occupations

What did your Van Sickel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Van Sickel. 8% of Van Sickel men worked as a Carpenter and 20% of Van Sickel women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Van Sickel were Rancher and Telephone Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Rancher
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    20%
  • Saleslady
    20%
  • Seamstress
    20%
  • Telephone Operator
    20%

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

Van Sickel Historical Records

What Van Sickel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 952 census records available for the last name Van Sickel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Sickel 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 57 immigration records available for the last name Van Sickel. 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 226 military records available for the last name Van Sickel. For the veterans among your Van Sickel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Sickel Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Sickel lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2002, in the United States, Van Sickel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Van Sickel in 1966 was 54, and 51 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Sickel

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