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Van Antwerp Surname Origin

(Origin Dutch) Locality. From the city of Antwerp, which signifies the wharf, or the place of wharfing, casting anchor, or tying up the ships.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.

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