Van Fossen Family History

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Van Fossen Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Dutch Van Vossen, a habitational name for someone from Vossem in Brabant, Belgium.

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


Similar surnames: Van Fossan, Van Essen, Van Hoesen, Van Hoose, Van Doren, Van Domelen

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Van Fossen Family Origin

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Van Fossen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Farming

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Van Fossen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Van Fossen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Fossen. A less common occupation for the Van Fossen family was Farming.

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Van Fossen Historical Records

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Van Fossen Life Expectancy

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