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Van Name Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian: habitational name from Namen in Zeeland or Namen (French name: Namur) in southern Belgium.

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


Similar surnames: Van Camp, Van Dale, Van Dam, Van Note, Van Dyke, Van Aken, Van Tine

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Van Name Family Origin

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Van Name Family Occupations

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  • Oyster Dealer

    16%
  • Oysterman

    12%
  • Grocer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Van Name occupation in the USA was Oyster Dealer. 16% of Van Name's were Oyster Dealers. A less common occupation for the Van Name family was Keeping House. Oyster Dealer, Oysterman and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Name.

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Van Name Historical Records

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Van Name Life Expectancy

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