Van Dusen Family History

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Van Dusen Name Meaning

most probably a habitational name for someone from Dussen in North Brabant. possibly a habitational name for someone from Deinze in East Flanders. Debrabandere cites a reference to Jan van Doyse in 1373, probably from this place.

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

Similar surnames: Van Duser, Van Doren, Van Deusen, Van Essen, Van Deursen, Van Deren

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Van Dusen Family Origin

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Van Dusen Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Van Dusen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Van Dusen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Dusen. A less common occupation for the Van Dusen family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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Van Dusen Historical Records

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Van Dusen Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, Van Dusen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Van Dusen in 1960 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

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