Van Gorp Family History

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Van Gorp Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian: habitational name for someone from places called Gorp or Gorep in North Brabant near Eindhoven, and in the Belgian province of Antwerp.

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


Similar surnames: Van Dorn, Van Gerpen, Van Hook, Van Cott, Van Loon, Van Horn

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Van Gorp Family Origin

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Van Gorp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Missionary

    14%
  • Teamster

    14%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Van Gorp family was Teamster. Farmer, Laborer and Missionary were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Gorp. The most common Van Gorp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Van Gorp's were Farmers.

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Van Gorp Historical Records

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Van Gorp Life Expectancy

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