Vanderpoel Family History

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Vanderpoel Name Meaning

Dutch (Van der Poel): topographic name for someone who lived near a pond, Middle Dutch poele, or habitational name from any of the many places in the Netherlands named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Vanderpol, Vanderveer, Vandermeer, Vanderploeg, Vanderbeek

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Vanderpoel Family Origin

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Vanderpoel Family Occupations

What did your Vanderpoel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Vanderpoel family was Lumber Merchant. The most common Vanderpoel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Vanderpoel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Lawyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vanderpoel.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Lawyer

    13%
  • Lumber Merchant

    13%

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

Vanderpoel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Vanderpoel Life Expectancy

What is the average Vanderpoel lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Vanderpoel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Vanderpoel in 1952 was 30, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vanderpoel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vanderpoel 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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