Van Bruggen Family History

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Van Bruggen Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from the city of Brugge (Bruges) in northeast Belgium, or from any of several places similarly named, from Dutch bruggen ‘bridges’.

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


Similar surnames: Van Buren, Verbrugge, Van Bergen, Van Houten, Van Putten, Van Vranken

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Van Bruggen Family Origin

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Van Bruggen Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Van Bruggen occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 100% of Van Bruggen's were Blacksmiths.

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Van Bruggen Historical Records

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Van Bruggen Life Expectancy

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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