Van Veen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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.

Early Origins of the Van Veen family

The surname Van Veen was first found in the Netherlands.

Early History of the Van Veen family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Van Veen research. Another 47 words (3 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.

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.

Early Notables of the Van Veen family (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.


United States Van Veen migration to the United States +

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 [1]

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

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


  1. ^ 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)


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