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Van Dale Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived in a valley from van ‘from’ + daal ‘valley’ or a habitational name for someone from any of various places called with this word in particular Daal in Utrecht and Limburg.

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


Similar surnames: Van Dyke, Van Dell, Van Dam, Van Tine, Van Hulle, Van Dyne, Langdale

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You can see how Van Dale families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Van Dale family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Van Dale families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 8 Van Dale families living in New Jersey. This was about 53% of all the recorded Van Dale's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Van Dale families in 1880.
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Passenger Lists

There are 107 immigration records available for the last name Van Dale. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Van Dale. For the veterans among your Van Dale ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Van Dale lifespan?

Between 1978 and 2004, in the United States, Van Dale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Van Dale in 1978 was 71, and 80 in 2004.

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