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Van Hook Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Van Hoek: habitational name for someone from any of various places in the Netherlands and Belgium called Hoek (see Hoek ).

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


Similar surnames: Van Loon, Van Hoose, Van Loo, Van Eck, Van Beek, Van Hove, Van Cott

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Where is the Van Hook family from?

You can see how Van Hook families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Van Hook family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Van Hook families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 128 Van Hook families living in Kentucky. This was about 32% of all the recorded Van Hook's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Van Hook families in 1880.
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Van Hook. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Hook census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 482 immigration records available for the last name Van Hook. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Van Hook. For the veterans among your Van Hook ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Van Hook lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Van Hook life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Van Hook in 1963 was 60, and 77 in 2004.

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