Van Tassel Family History

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Van Tassel Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from Texel, the largest of the islands that form a line stretching from North Holland to East Friesland. This was the assembly area for ships of the Dutch West India Company leaving for the New World.

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


Similar surnames: Van Handel, Van Trease, Van Tine, Van Deusen, Van Arkel, Van Fossen

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Van Tassel Family Origin

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Van Tassel Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Van Tassel family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Tassel. The most common Van Tassel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Van Tassel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

Van Tassel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Van Tassel Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Tassel lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Van Tassel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Van Tassel in 1959 was 29, and 81 in 2004.

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