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Vanderwaal Name Meaning

habitational name from any of various places called Waal, or topographic name from Middle Dutch wal ‘pool, eddy, or mudflat behind a dike (resulting from a breach in the dike)’. topographic name for someone living by a city wall, a variant of Vanderwal 2. topographic name for someone who lived by the river Waal, a distributary of the Rhine.

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


Similar surnames: Vanderwal, Vanderlaan, Vanderaa, Vanderwerf, Vanderweele, Vandewiele

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Vanderwaal Family Occupations

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Vanderwaal Historical Records

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Vanderwaal Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Vanderwaal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Vanderwaal in 1961 was 59, and 64 in 2004.

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