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Van Nest Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from a place called Nest in North Brabant.

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


Similar surnames: Van Ness, Van Heest, Van Pelt, Van Ert, Van Diest, Van Oss, Van Veen

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Van Nest Family Origin

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Van Nest Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Nest. A less common occupation for the Van Nest family was Carpenter. The most common Van Nest occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Van Nest's were Farmers.

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Van Nest Historical Records

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Van Nest Life Expectancy

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Famous Van Nest Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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