Vanderpoel Family History

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Vanderpoel Name Meaning

Dutch (Van der Poel): topographic name for someone who lived near a pond, Middle Dutch poele, or habitational name from any of the many places in the Netherlands named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Vanderpol, Vanderveer, Vandermeer, Vanderploeg, Vanderbeek

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Vanderpoel Family Origin

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Vanderpoel Family Occupations

What did your Vanderpoel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vanderpoel. 18% of Vanderpoel men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Vanderpoel women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vanderpoel were Salesman and School Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Miner
    9%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    16%
  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Housework
    11%
  • School Teacher
    11%

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

Vanderpoel Historical Records

What Vanderpoel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Vanderpoel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vanderpoel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Vanderpoel

Passenger List

There are 551 immigration records available for the last name Vanderpoel. 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 435 military records available for the last name Vanderpoel. For the veterans among your Vanderpoel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vanderpoel Life Expectancy

What is the average Vanderpoel lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Vanderpoel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Vanderpoel in 1952 was 30, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vanderpoel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vanderpoel 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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