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Van buren Family History

Van buren Name Meaning
Dutch and Jewish (from the Netherlands): habitational name for someone from any of the many places in the Netherlands named with Middle Dutch buur, buer ‘house’, ‘shed’, in particular Buren in Gelderland.

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

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6,082 Military Records
1,806 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Van buren Families

  • Number of Van buren families
     77 - 152
     26 - 76
     1 - 25
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Van buren families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Van buren last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Van buren Family Origin

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Van buren Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Van buren

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Van buren Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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