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De Wall Name Meaning

Variant of Dutch De Waal.

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

Similar surnames: De Waal, De Waele, De Wulf, De Wolf, De Wolfe, De Wees, De Valk

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Where is the De Wall family from?

You can see how De Wall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The De Wall family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most De Wall families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 23 De Wall families living in Iowa. This was about 72% of all the recorded De Wall's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of De Wall families in 1880.
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name De Wall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, De Wall census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name De Wall. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name De Wall. For the veterans among your De Wall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average De Wall lifespan?

Between 1972 and 2003, in the United States, De Wall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for De Wall in 1972 was 79, and 54 in 2003.

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