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Van Roekel Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from La Rochelle, the Huguenot stronghold in France in the 17th century, which was vigorously supported by the Dutch and had numerous Dutch connections.

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


Similar surnames: Van Hoesen, Van Boxtel, Van Heel, Van Ginkel, Van Hove, Van Tassel

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Van Roekel Family Origin

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Van Roekel Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Van Roekel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Van Roekel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Van Roekel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Van Roekel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Roekel 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 Van Roekel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Van Roekel. For the veterans among your Van Roekel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Roekel Life Expectancy

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Between 1974 and 2004, in the United States, Van Roekel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Van Roekel in 1974 was 91, and 92 in 2004.

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