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National Van Day 2024: History, Dates, FAQs

Every year, National Van Day is celebrated on February 11. Van is the most popular a frequent suffix in Dutch names, however, the name is also frequently used as a stand-alone name, a contraction of Ivan, Evan, and others. Van’s name is one of the world’s most varied and surnames, making it deserving of a yearly commemoration.


Van is used in various forms in various languages, such as German and Afrikaans, and is frequently seen as surname prefixes in Dutch names.

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2024February 11Sunday
2025February 11Tuesday
2026February 11Wednesday
2027February 11Thursday
2028February 11Friday

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What does van mean in German?

A noble patrilineality, or it is a straightforward statement.

When was Van first used as an independent surname?

in the early 20th century.


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