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Van Horn Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from any of numerous places in the Netherlands named Hoorn, named with Dutch hoorn ‘point’ or ‘nook’.

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


Similar surnames: Van Dorn, Van Hove, Van Hook, Van Hout, Van Oort, Van Buren

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Van Horn Family Origin

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Van Horn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Van Horn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Van Horn's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Horn. A less common occupation for the Van Horn family was Carpenter.

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Van Horn Historical Records

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Van Horn Life Expectancy

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