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The Van 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 Veen Early Origins



The surname Van Veen was first found in the Netherlands.

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Van Veen Spelling Variations


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Van 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 Veen Early History


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Van Veen Early History



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

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Van Veen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Van Veen Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Van 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 Veen Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Gerrit Jansz VanVeen, who arrived in New Netherland(s) in 1660

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Contemporary Notables of the name Van Veen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Van Veen (post 1700)



  • Otto van Veen (1556-1634), Dutch painter

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Van Veen Family Crest Products


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Van Veen Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    3. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    5. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    6. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    7. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Van Veen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Van 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 2013 at 10:03.

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