Van Gerpen Family History

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Van Gerpen Name Meaning

Dutch: probably a habitational name for someone from Gorp (Gorep) in North Brabant, near Eindhoven. Compare Van Gorp.

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

Similar surnames: Van Gorp, Van Deren, Van Gorden, Van Doren, Van Haren, Van Etten

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Van Gerpen Family Origin

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Van Gerpen Family Occupations

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Van Gerpen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 454 census records available for the last name Van Gerpen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Gerpen 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 36 immigration records available for the last name Van Gerpen. 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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There are 59 military records available for the last name Van Gerpen. For the veterans among your Van Gerpen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Gerpen Life Expectancy

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Between 1975 and 2002, in the United States, Van Gerpen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Van Gerpen in 1975 was 92, and 78 in 2002.

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