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Van Ess Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a prominent ash tree, Middle Dutch ess(che), or a habitational name for someone from any of various places named Es or Ten Es(sche), from this word.

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


Similar surnames: Van Ness, Van Oss, Van Eck, Van Ryn, Van Essen, Vallese, Van Ert

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Van Ess Family Origin

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Van Ess Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Drayman

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Drayman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Ess. A less common occupation for the Van Ess family was Keeping House. The most common Van Ess occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Van Ess's were Farmers.

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Van Ess Historical Records

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Van Ess Life Expectancy

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