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Van Gelder Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Gelderland in the east-central Netherlands. habitational name for someone from Geldern in the Rhineland, Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Van Meter, Van Essen, Van Acker, Van Gorden, Van Leer, Van Veen

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Van Gelder Family Origin

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Van Gelder Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant From Property

    14%
  • Cattle Salesman

    14%
  • Cigar Maker

    14%
  • Flower Mill Engineer (Corn Miller Employing 10 Men)

    14%

In 1881, Annuitant From Property, Cattle Salesman and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Gelder. The most common Van Gelder occupation in the UK was Annuitant From Property. 14% of Van Gelder's were Annuitant From Propertys. A less common occupation for the Van Gelder family was Flower Mill Engineer (Corn Miller Employing 10 Men).

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Van Gelder Historical Records

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Van Gelder Life Expectancy

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Famous Van Gelder Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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