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Van Dam Surname Origin

(Locality). From the town of Dam, in Holland, which signifies a mole or bank to prevent inundations, and where towns were frequently built, as Amsterdam (Amstel-dam), Rotterdam.

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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