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Van Allen Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian: habitational name for someone from Alen or Aalden, in the province of Drenthe, or from a place in northern France called Allan.

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


Similar surnames: Van Asten, Van Lanen, Van Aken, Van Loon, Van Boven, Van Veen

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Van Allen Family Origin

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Van Allen Family Occupations

What did your Van Allen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Van Allen. 10% of Van Allen men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Van Allen women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Van Allen were Truck Driver and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    10%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Truck Driver
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Saleslady
    6%
  • Housekeeper
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Van Allen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 41,000 census records available for the last name Van Allen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Allen 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Van Allen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Van Allen. For the veterans among your Van Allen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Allen Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Allen lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Van Allen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Van Allen in 1952 was 60, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Allen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Allen 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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