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Van Meter Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian: habitational name for someone from Meteren in Gelderland, Netherlands, or from Météren in Nord, France.

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


Similar surnames: Van Leer, Van Heel, Van Beek, Van Meeteren, Van Gelder, Van Etten

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Van Meter Family Origin

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Van Meter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Van Meter family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Meter. The most common Van Meter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Van Meter's were Farmers.

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Van Meter Historical Records

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Van Meter Life Expectancy

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