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Van Essen Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from places in Belgium and the Netherlands called Essen or Essene, or from the German city of Essen; possibly also a regional name for someone from the German state of Hesse (German Hessen). variant of Van Ess.

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


Similar surnames: Von Essen, Van Dusen, Van Doren, Van Fossen, Van Ess, Van Etten

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Van Essen Family Origin

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Van Essen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Keeps Saloon

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

In 1880, the most common Van Essen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Van Essen's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Keeps Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Essen. A less common occupation for the Van Essen family was Laborer.

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Van Essen Historical Records

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Van Essen Life Expectancy

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