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The Van Der veen surname is derived from the Dutch word "Veen," which means "fen" or "Peatbog," which is the most common geographical feature of the northern provinces of the Netherlands. Many instances of the surname are thought to be habitational, deriving from any of various places named with this word. The preposition "van" meaning "of" or "from" ' is commonly found with Dutch names, especially with habitation names. The preposition "de," meaning "the," is also commonly used with these names.

Van Der veen Early Origins



The surname Van Der veen was first found in the Netherlands.

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Van Der veen Spelling Variations


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Van Der veen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: vander Veen, van Veen, Van den ven, Van de Ven, van der Veen, van der Feen, Vanderveen, VanderVeen, Veenstra and many more.

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Van Der veen Early History


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Van Der veen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Van Der veen research. Another 93 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1639 and 1704 are included under the topic Early Van Der veen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Van Der veen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Van Der veen Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Van Der veen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Van Der veen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Vanderveen, aged 20, arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804
  • William VanderVeen, aged 20, landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804
  • Egbertus Vanderveen, age 19, who arrived at the Port of New York on July 16, 1847, aboard the "Snelherd"
  • Herman Vanderveen, who arrived at New York August 7, 1845, aboard the "Angelique"
  • Anna Vanderveen, aged 21, who arrived in New York city in 1847
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Van Der veen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Van Der veen (post 1700)



  • Theodore F. Vander Veen, American politician, Democrat Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1916
  • Marion Vanderveen, American politician, Democrat Presidential Elector for Michigan, 2012
  • Claude VanderVeen, American politician, Republican Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1928
  • Barb VanderVeen (b. 1949), American politician, Republican Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 2004
  • Richard Franklin Vander Veen (1922-2006), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Michigan (1974-1977)
  • Marion Vanderveen, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for Michigan, 2012
  • James S. VanderVeen, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 16th District, 1930
  • Claude VanderVeen, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1928
  • Barb VanderVeen (b. 1949), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 2004

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    8. Swierenga, Robert P. Compiler Dutch Emigrant to the United State, South Africa, South America and Southeast Asia 1835-1880 An Alphabetical Listing by Househould Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, DE: Scholary Resources, 1983. Print.
    9. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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    The Van Der veen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Van Der veen Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 17 November 2016 at 14:58.

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