Van Loon Family History

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Van Loon Name Meaning

Dutch (Van Loon): habitational name for someone from any of various places called Loon, for example in North Brabant and Drenthe.

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

Similar surnames: Van Loo, Van Hook, Van Dorn, Van Loan, Van Veen, Van Cott, Van Doren

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Van Loon Family Origin

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Van Loon Family Occupations

What did your Van Loon ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Boatman


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

Van Loon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Van Loon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Loon 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Van Loon. 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 483 military records available for the last name Van Loon. For the veterans among your Van Loon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Loon Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Loon lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Van Loon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Van Loon in 1963 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Loon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Loon 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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