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Origin and popularity of the name van BERGEN

Origin

Van Bergen : Dutch and Flemish: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill (see Berg) or a habitational name for someone from any of various places so named e.g. Bergen op Zoom in the province of North Brabant in the Netherlands Bergen in Lower Saxony in Germany and Bergen as the Dutch name for Mons the capital of the province of Hainaut in Belgium (Wallonia). Compare Bergen.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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