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Waldvogel Name Meaning

German: probably a nickname for a carefree, easy-going person, from Middle High German waldvogel ‘bird of the forest’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Wald ‘forest’ + Vogel ‘bird’.

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


Similar surnames: Vogel, Waldner, Waldinger, Walder, Waldorf, Wadel, Halder, Baldinger

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Waldvogel Family Origin

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Waldvogel Family Occupations

What did your Waldvogel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waldvogel. The most common Waldvogel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Waldvogel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Waldvogel family was Locksmith.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Locksmith

    10%

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

Waldvogel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Waldvogel Life Expectancy

What is the average Waldvogel lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Waldvogel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Waldvogel in 1953 was 46, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waldvogel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waldvogel 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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