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The Vanderveer 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.

Vanderveer Early Origins



The surname Vanderveer was first found in the Netherlands.

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Vanderveer Spelling Variations


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Vanderveer 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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Vanderveer Early History


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Vanderveer Early History



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

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Vanderveer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vanderveer Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Vanderveer Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Pieter Corneliszen Vanderveer, who arrived in New Netherland(s) in 1620-1664
  • Cornelis Janse Vanderveer, who landed in New Jersey in 1659

Vanderveer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Bart VanderVeer, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1853

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vanderveer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vanderveer (post 1700)



  • Tara VanDerveer (b. 1953), American women's basketball player and coach, inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2011, Naismith College Coach of the Year in 2011, sister of Heidi VanDerveer
  • Heidi VanDerveer, American women's basketball coach, Head Coach of the Minnesota Lynx in 2002 and the Sacramento Monarchs (1997-1998)
  • Ellinor Vanderveer (1886-1976), American actress who appeared in 111 films between 1924 and 1953, including several Laurel and Hardy comedies
  • Abraham Vanderveer (1781-1839), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York (1837-1839)
  • John C. Vanderveer, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Kings County, 1801-02, 1810-13
  • Henry Vanderveer, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Somerset County, 1822
  • George A. Vanderveer, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1928
  • Edgar I. Vanderveer, American Republican politician, Chair of Monmouth County Republican Party, 1919-21, 1925-27
  • Abraham Vanderveer (1781-1839), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1837-39

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    5. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    6. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    9. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    10. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
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    The Vanderveer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vanderveer 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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