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Van Beek Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian: habitational name for someone from any of various places called Beek, for example in the provinces of Limburg, North Brabant, and Gelderland.

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


Similar surnames: Van Veen, Van Eck, Van Hook, Van Leer, Van Heel, Van Pelt, Vanderbeek

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Van Beek Family Origin

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Van Beek Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Cigar Mfg.& Retail

    11%
  • Farm

    11%
  • Post Master

    11%

In 1880, farmer, Cigar Mfg.& Retail and Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Beek. The most common Van Beek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Van Beek's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Van Beek family was Post Master.

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Van Beek Historical Records

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Van Beek Life Expectancy

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