Van Etten Family History

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Van Etten Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from places called Etten in North Brabant and Gelderland.

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

Similar surnames: Van Putten, Van Lenten, Van Haren, Van Eaton, Van Essen, Van Natter

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Van Etten Family Origin

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Van Etten Family Occupations

What did your Van Etten ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Van Etten. 9% of Van Etten men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Van Etten women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Van Etten were Truck Driver and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Housework

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

Van Etten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Van Etten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Etten 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 828 immigration records available for the last name Van Etten. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Van Etten. For the veterans among your Van Etten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Etten Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Etten lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Van Etten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Van Etten in 1957 was 41, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Etten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Etten 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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