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Gender: M Meaning of Van: "of" Origin of Van: Dutch Van's Popularity in 2014: #773

Whether it's used as a short form or on its own, this jazzy midcentury name is poised for a comeback along with brothers Ray and Walt.

More often heard as a surname suffix (e.g. Vincent Van Gogh, Dick Van Dyke), Van by itself has had some notable bearers, such as musician Van Cliburn (born Harvey Kevan) and actors Van Johnson (born Charles Van) and Van Heflin (born Emmett Evan). Van has reached as high as Number 231 on the popularity list and is currently Number 773.

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Famous People Named Van

Van Morrison, singer
Edward "Eddie" Van Halen, American singer
Vincent Van Gough-Dutch painter
Van Johnson, actor
Van Heflin, actor
Trig Paxson Van Palin, son of Sarah Palin

Pop Culture References for the Name Van

Van, a main character in the anime "Escaflowne," pronounced Von/Vaughn
Van Montgomery, a main character on the WB/CW series "Reba"
Van Wilder, titular character of National Lampoon's 2002 film
Van Hohenheim, character in manga/anime, "Fullmetal Alchemist"

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