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The Vanderveen 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.

Vanderveen Early Origins



The surname Vanderveen was first found in the Netherlands.

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Vanderveen Spelling Variations


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Vanderveen 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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Vanderveen Early History


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Vanderveen Early History



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

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Vanderveen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vanderveen Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vanderveen 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:

Vanderveen 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 Vanderveen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vanderveen (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. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    2. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    7. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. 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. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
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    The Vanderveen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vanderveen 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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