Van Leeuwen Family History

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Van Leeuwen Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian: habitational name for someone from Leeuwen in Limburg, Netherlands, or from any of various places in Belgium and the Netherlands named with Leeuw, denoting a (burial) mound.

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


Similar surnames: Van Leuven, Van Leer, Van Buren, Van Bergen, Van Hoesen, Van Liew

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Van Leeuwen Family Origin

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Van Leeuwen Family Occupations

What did your Van Leeuwen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, book Binder, Cigar Manuf. and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Leeuwen. A less common occupation for the Van Leeuwen family was Minister Of Gospel. The most common Van Leeuwen occupation in the USA was Book Binder. 20% of Van Leeuwen's were Book Binders.

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  • Book Binder

    20%
  • Cigar Manuf.

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Minister Of Gospel

    20%

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

Van Leeuwen Historical Records

What Van Leeuwen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Van Leeuwen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Leeuwen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Van Leeuwen. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Van Leeuwen. For the veterans among your Van Leeuwen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Leeuwen Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Leeuwen lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Van Leeuwen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Van Leeuwen in 1967 was 48, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Leeuwen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Leeuwen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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