Verhalen Family History

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Verhalen Name Meaning

Dutch: unexplained; probably a respelling of Verhallen, a reduced form of Van der Hallen, a habitational name for someone from any of numerous places named ter Halle (‘at the hall’).

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

Similar surnames: Verhagen, Verhulst, Verhelst, Verkuilen, Verley, Verran, Vermeulen

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Verhalen Family Origin

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Verhalen Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Verhalen. The most common Verhalen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Verhalen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Dry Goods Merchant


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Verhalen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 772 census records available for the last name Verhalen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Verhalen 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 64 immigration records available for the last name Verhalen. 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 159 military records available for the last name Verhalen. For the veterans among your Verhalen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Verhalen Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Verhalen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Verhalen in 1963 was 71, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Verhalen

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