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Van Allen Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian: habitational name for someone from Alen or Aalden, in the province of Drenthe, or from a place in northern France called Allan.

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


Similar surnames: Van Asten, Van Lanen, Van Aken, Van Loon, Van Boven, Van Veen

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Van Allen Family Origin

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Van Allen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Clerk

    4%
  • Farmer & Speculator

    4%
  • Foundry Man

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Van Allen family was Foundry Man. Farmer, Clerk and Farmer & Speculator were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Allen. The most common Van Allen occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Van Allen's were Farmers.

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Van Allen Historical Records

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Van Allen Life Expectancy

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