Van Wagenen Family History

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Van Wagenen Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Dutch Van Wageningen, a habitational name from a place in Gelderland called Wageningen.

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


Similar surnames: Van Maanen, Van Lanen, Van Wagner, Van Wagoner, Van Deren, Van Wieren

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Van Wagenen Family Origin

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Van Wagenen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Labors On Cement Works

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Van Wagenen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Van Wagenen's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Wagenen. A less common occupation for the Van Wagenen family was Labors On Cement Works.

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Van Wagenen Historical Records

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Van Wagenen Life Expectancy

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