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Van Aken Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from the city of Aachen (Dutch name Aken) in Germany, close to the border with the Netherlands and Belgium.

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


Similar surnames: Van Acker, Van Veen, Van Dorn, Van Essen, Van Lanen, Van Auken

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Van Aken Family Origin

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Van Aken Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Boatman

    7%
  • Cooper

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Boatman and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Aken. A less common occupation for the Van Aken family was Keeping House. The most common Van Aken occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Van Aken's were Farmers.

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Van Aken Historical Records

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Van Aken Life Expectancy

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