Van Nostrand Family History

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Van Nostrand Name Meaning

Dutch: reduced form of Van Noordstrand, a topographic name denoting someone from the ‘north shore’.

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


Similar surnames: Van Ostrand, Van Noord, Van Dorn, Van Osten, Van Nortwick, Van Doren

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Van Nostrand Family Origin

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Van Nostrand Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Nostrand. The most common Van Nostrand occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Van Nostrand's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Van Nostrand family was Farming.

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Van Nostrand Historical Records

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Van Nostrand Life Expectancy

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