Van Zanten Family History

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Van Zanten Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian: habitational name for someone from the German city of Xanten in North Rhine-Westphalia, or from Zanten (French Saintes), in Belgium.

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


Similar surnames: Van Lanen, Van Aken, Van Zandt, Van Langen, Van Zante, Van Vranken

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Van Zanten Family Origin

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Van Zanten Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Works In Saw Mill

    33%

In 1880, the most common Van Zanten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Van Zanten's were Farmers. Farmer and Works In Saw Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Van Zanten.

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Van Zanten Historical Records

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Van Zanten Life Expectancy

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