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Van Rensselaer Surname Origin

(Locality). Van rand Soleure, i. e., from the border of Soleure, a canton of Switzerland; Van, from, rand, border, margin.

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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