Vangen Family History

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Vangen Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian: unexplained; most probably a variant of Van Geen, a habitational name fron an unidentified place, possibly Gein in Jutphaas (south of Utrecht), Gene in Vreren (Belgium), or Geem in East Flanders. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named with the definite singular of vang, from Old Norse vangr ‘field’, ‘meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Tangen, Wangen, Hagen, Haagen, Vang, Lingen, Bingen, Langen, Manger

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Vangen Family Origin

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Vangen Family Occupations

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  • Farming

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Vangen occupation in the USA was Farming. 100% of Vangen's were Farmings.

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Vangen Historical Records

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Vangen Life Expectancy

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