Van Houten Family History

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Van Houten Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from Houten in Utrecht province, named with hout ‘forest’. Compare Vandenhouten.

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


Similar surnames: Van Hout, Van Hoesen, Vandenhouten, Van Horn, Van Boven, Van Buren

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Van Houten Family Origin

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Van Houten Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Van Houten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Van Houten's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Houten. A less common occupation for the Van Houten family was Laborer.

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Van Houten Historical Records

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Van Houten Life Expectancy

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