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Van Lanen Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from a place called Laan or Lanen.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Van Langen, Van Laanen, Van Maanen, Van Haren, Van Zanten, Van Zandt

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Where is the Van Lanen family from?

You can see how Van Lanen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Van Lanen family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 10 Van Lanen families living in Wisconsin. This was 100% of all the recorded Van Lanen's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Van Lanen families in 1880.
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What did your Van Lanen ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Van Lanen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 426 census records available for the last name Van Lanen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Lanen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 29 immigration records available for the last name Van Lanen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 103 military records available for the last name Van Lanen. For the veterans among your Van Lanen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Van Lanen lifespan?

Between 1989 and 2003, in the United States, Van Lanen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Van Lanen in 1989 was 55, and 61 in 2003.

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