Vanderwal Family History

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Vanderwal Name Meaning

variant of Vanderwaal 1 and 2. topographic name from Dutch wal ‘wall’, denoting either a city wall or a wall forming the bank of a river or waterway.

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


Similar surnames: Vanderwaal, Vanderwall, Vanderaa, Vanderweele, Vanderwielen

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Vanderwal Family Origin

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Vanderwal Family Occupations

What did your Vanderwal ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Vanderwal occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Vanderwal's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vanderwal. A less common occupation for the Vanderwal family was Manufacture Extract Coffee.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Manufacture Extract Coffee

    14%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Vanderwal ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Vanderwal Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Vanderwal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vanderwal 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 Vanderwal. 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 Vanderwal. For the veterans among your Vanderwal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vanderwal Life Expectancy

What is the average Vanderwal lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Vanderwal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Vanderwal in 1955 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vanderwal

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vanderwal 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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