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Van Over Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Van Oever, a topographic name from Middle Dutch oever ‘shore’, ‘river bank’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Hanover, Van Leer, Van Dover, Van Hove, Van Order, Vandaveer

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Van Over Family Origin

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Van Over Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    77%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Sailor

    8%
  • Well Borrer

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Van Over family was Well Borrer. The most common Van Over occupation in the USA was Farmer. 77% of Van Over's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Sailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Over.

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Van Over Life Expectancy

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