Van Leeuwen Family History

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Van Leeuwen Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian: habitational name for someone from Leeuwen in Limburg, Netherlands, or from any of various places in Belgium and the Netherlands named with Leeuw, denoting a (burial) mound.

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


Similar surnames: Van Leuven, Van Leer, Van Buren, Van Bergen, Van Hoesen, Van Liew

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Van Leeuwen Family Origin

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Van Leeuwen Family Occupations

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  • Book Binder

    20%
  • Cigar Manuf.

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Minister Of Gospel

    20%

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In 1880, the most common Van Leeuwen occupation in the USA was Book Binder. 20% of Van Leeuwen's were Book Binders. Book Binder, Cigar Manuf. and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Leeuwen. A less common occupation for the Van Leeuwen family was Minister Of Gospel.

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Van Leeuwen Historical Records

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Van Leeuwen Life Expectancy

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