Van Gorden Family History

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Van Gorden Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from Garderen in Gelderland, a village near Arnhem.

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


Similar surnames: Van Norden, Van Gerpen, Van Order, Van Gorp, Van Haren, Van Buren

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Van Gorden Family Origin

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Van Gorden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    8%

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In 1880, the most common Van Gorden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Van Gorden's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Gorden. A less common occupation for the Van Gorden family was Carpenter.

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Van Gorden Historical Records

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Van Gorden Life Expectancy

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