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Van Pelt Name Meaning

Belgian and Dutch: habitational name from either of two places in Brabant called Pedele (later Peelt, Pelt), or from Overpelt or Neerpelt in Limburg, Belgium, or possibly from places in the Netherlands called De Bilt, east of Utrecht and in Overijssel.

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

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Van Pelt Family Origin

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Van Pelt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Van Pelt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Van Pelt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Van Pelt family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Pelt.

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Van Pelt Life Expectancy

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