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Vorpahl Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived at a boundary marker, from Middle Low German vorpal ‘boundary pole’.

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


Similar surnames: Vorwald, Pahl, Strahl, Corral, Portal, Morrall, Rahl, Vahl, Vorel

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Vorpahl Family Origin

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Vorpahl Family Occupations

What did your Vorpahl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Vorpahl family was Servant. The most common Vorpahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Vorpahl's were Farmers. Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Vorpahl.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Blacksmith

    25%
  • Servant

    25%

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

Vorpahl Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Vorpahl Life Expectancy

What is the average Vorpahl lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Vorpahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Vorpahl in 1945 was 38, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vorpahl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vorpahl 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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