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The Vandenveen 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.

Vandenveen Early Origins



The surname Vandenveen was first found in the Netherlands.

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Vandenveen Spelling Variations


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Vandenveen 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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Vandenveen Early History


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Vandenveen Early History



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

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Vandenveen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vandenveen Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vandenveen 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 or some of its variants were: Willem Van der Veen, age 20 settled in Philadelphia in 1804; Herman Vanderveen, who arrived at New York August 7, 1845, aboard the "Angelique"; Djoeke Jans Vandeveen, age 38, who arrived at New York on Sept. 8, 1847, aboard the "Hull".

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    3. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    9. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
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    The Vandenveen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vandenveen 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.

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