Van Dell Family History

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Van Dell Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived in an area of lowland among sand dunes, Dutch del, or habitational name from a place named with this word.

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

Similar surnames: Van Dellen, Van Dale, Vanella, Sandell, Van Dee, Van Belle, Vandeloo

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Van Dell Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Van Dell name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Van Dell. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Van Dell Family Origin

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Van Dell Family Occupations

What did your Van Dell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Van Dell occupation in the USA was Bakery. 100% of Van Dell's were Bakerys.

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  • Bakery


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Van Dell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Van Dell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Dell 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 45 immigration records available for the last name Van Dell. 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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Draft Card

There are 292 military records available for the last name Van Dell. For the veterans among your Van Dell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Dell Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Dell lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2001, in the United States, Van Dell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Van Dell in 1966 was 81, and 77 in 2001.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Dell 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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