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Van Putten Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from either of two places called Putten, in Gelderland and North Brabant. The former was the home of Kiliaen van Rensselaer, founder and patron of Rensselaerswijck on the upper Hudson.

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


Similar surnames: Van Etten, Van Patten, Van Petten, Van Cott, Vandeputte, Van Natter

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Van Putten Family Origin

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Van Putten Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Van Putten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Van Putten's were Farmers. Farmer and Dry Good Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Van Putten.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Dry Good Dealer

    33%

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Van Putten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Van Putten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Putten 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 Putten. 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 Putten. For the veterans among your Van Putten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Putten Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2002, in the United States, Van Putten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Van Putten in 1965 was 73, and 88 in 2002.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Putten 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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