Vermeulen Family History

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Vermeulen Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian: reduced form of Vandermeulen, a topographic name for someone who lived at a mill.

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

Similar surnames: Verkuilen, Vandermeulen, Verhulst, Verhelst, Verhalen, Verley

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Vermeulen Family Origin

Where is the Vermeulen family from?

Vermeulen Family Occupations

What did your Vermeulen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Vermeulen family was Retail Merchant. Chair Factory, Justice Peace and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vermeulen. The most common Vermeulen occupation in the USA was Chair Factory. 25% of Vermeulen's were Chair Factorys.

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  • Chair Factory

  • Justice Peace

  • Keeping House

  • Retail Merchant


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

Vermeulen Historical Records

What Vermeulen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Vermeulen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vermeulen 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Vermeulen. 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 670 military records available for the last name Vermeulen. For the veterans among your Vermeulen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vermeulen Life Expectancy

What is the average Vermeulen lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Vermeulen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Vermeulen in 1960 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vermeulen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vermeulen 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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