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Van houten Family History

Van houten Name Meaning
Dutch: habitational name for someone from Houten in Utrecht province, named with hout ‘forest’. Compare Vandenhouten.

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

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29,207 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,858 Military Records
1,635 Immigration Records
14,189 Census and Voter Lists
97,071 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Van houten Families

  • Number of Van houten families
     28 - 53
     10 - 27
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Van houten families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Van houten last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Van houten Family Origin

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Van houten Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Van houten

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Van houten Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Van houten Civil War Service Records

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