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Van Kampen Ranking

In Netherlands, the name Van Kampen is the 305th most popular surname with an estimated 4,933 people with that name. [1]

United States Van Kampen migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Van Kampen Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Jan Brandsen VanKampen, who arrived in New York in 1658 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Van Kampen (post 1700) +

  • Robert D. Van Kampen (1938-1999), American businessman and founder of Van Kampen Investments Inc., a mutual fund company which was later acquired by Morgan Stanley in 1966
  • Egbert Rudolf van Kampen (1908-1942), Belgium-born, American mathematician who made important contributions to topology and the study of fundamental groups
  • Harold VanKampen, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Berrien County 2nd District, 1958 [3]
  • Robin van Kampen (b. 1994), Dutch chess grandmaster and prodigy; at the age of 14, he won the National Dutch Championship
  • Johannes van Kampen (1899-1969), Dutch sprinter at the 1924 Summer Olympics
  • Judith van Kampen (b. 1978), Dutch softball player for the Dutch national team at the 2008 Summer Olympics, sister to Michiel van Kampen
  • Nicolaas "Nico" Godfried van Kampen (1921-2013), Dutch theoretical physicist
  • Michiel van Kampen (b. 1976), Dutch four-time gold medalist baseball player for the Dutch national team

  1. "Most Common Last Names in Netherlands." Forebears,
  2. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from on Facebook