Van Voorst Family History

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Van Voorst Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from either of two places in Gelderland called Voorst. habitational name from any of several places named Vorst or Vurste, or a topographic name for someone who lived in a forest, from Middle Dutch vorst (from Latin forestum).

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


Similar surnames: Van Oort, Van Vooren, Van Noord, Van Soest, Van Dorn, Vandervoort

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Van Voorst Family Origin

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Van Voorst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    86%
  • Auditor Of Co

    14%

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In 1880, Farmer and Auditor Of Co were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Van Voorst. The most common Van Voorst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 86% of Van Voorst's were Farmers.

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Van Voorst Life Expectancy

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