Van Langen Family History

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Van Langen Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from Lange, near Zutphen in Gelderland.

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


Similar surnames: Van Lanen, Van Engen, Van Zanten, Van Dongen, Van Lenten, Van Maanen

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Van Langen Family Origin

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Van Langen Family Occupations

What did your Van Langen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Van Langen. 18% of Van Langen men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Van Langen women worked as a Packer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Van Langen were Farm Laborer and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Packer
    20%
  • Assembler
    10%
  • Cook
    10%
  • Housework
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Van Langen Historical Records

What Van Langen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 474 census records available for the last name Van Langen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Langen 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 185 immigration records available for the last name Van Langen. 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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Draft Card

There are 630 military records available for the last name Van Langen. For the veterans among your Van Langen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Langen Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Langen lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2000, in the United States, Van Langen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Van Langen in 1964 was 63, and 59 in 2000.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Langen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Langen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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