Van Slyke Family History

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Van Slyke Name Meaning

topographic name from Middle Dutch slijcke ‘mire’, ‘marshy place’, or a habitational name for someone from a place named with this word, for example Slijkenburg near Berg op Zoom in Brabant or Slijkewijck in Gelderland. It could also be a diphthongized variant of Slik in North Holland.

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


Similar surnames: Van Dyke, Van Sickel, Van Winkle, Van Acker, Van Hook, Van Wyk

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Van Slyke Family Origin

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Van Slyke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Van Slyke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Van Slyke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Van Slyke family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Slyke.

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Van Slyke Life Expectancy

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