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Van Wert Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian: habitational name for someone from any of various places in Belgium and the Netherlands called Weert, (De) Weerd, Weerde, or Waarde.

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


Similar surnames: Van Pelt, Van Ert, Van Woert, Van Dorn, Van Leer, Van Oort, Van Gorp

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Van Wert Family Origin

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Van Wert Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Van Wert family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Wert. The most common Van Wert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Van Wert's were Farmers.

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Van Wert Historical Records

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Van Wert Life Expectancy

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