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Van Sickel Name Meaning

Probably a shortened form of Flemish Van der Sickel: habitational name for someone from a place called Sikkel for example in Asse (Brabant Belgium) or a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a sickle (from sickel ‘sickle’). The surname Van der Sickel is very rare in Belgium. Compare Van Sickle and Van Syckle . Altered form of Sickel 3 itself an altered form of German Seckel .

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


Similar surnames: Sickel, Van Acker, Van Slyke, Van Kirk, Van Winkle, Van Tine, Van Til

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You can see how Van Sickel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Van Sickel family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Van Sickel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 31 Van Sickel families living in New Jersey. This was about 41% of all the recorded Van Sickel's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Van Sickel families in 1880.
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There are 952 census records available for the last name Van Sickel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Sickel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Between 1966 and 2002, in the United States, Van Sickel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Van Sickel in 1966 was 54, and 51 in 2002.

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