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Van Heel Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from Heel in Limburg (Netherlands) or Hedel in Gelderland.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Van Hee, Van Beek, Van Leer, Van Heest, Van Dell, Van Hall, Van Meter

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Where is the Van Heel family from?

You can see how Van Heel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Van Heel family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Van Heel families living in Minnesota. This was about 67% of all the recorded Van Heel's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Van Heel families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Van Heel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Van Heel ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 491 census records available for the last name Van Heel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Heel 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 249 immigration records available for the last name Van Heel. 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 Cards

There are 228 military records available for the last name Van Heel. For the veterans among your Van Heel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Van Heel lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2003, in the United States, Van Heel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Van Heel in 1968 was 84, and 82 in 2003.

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