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Van pelt Family History

Van pelt Name Meaning
Belgian and Dutch: habitational name from either of two places in Brabant called Pedele (later Peelt, Pelt), or from Overpelt or Neerpelt in Limburg, Belgium, or possibly from places in the Netherlands called De Bilt, east of Utrecht and in Overijssel.

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

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Name Distribution of Van pelt Families

  • Number of Van pelt families
     33 - 63
     12 - 32
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Van pelt Family Origin

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Van pelt Family Occupations

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