First name origins & meanings:

  1. Dutch: Form of Von
  2. Dutch: Dyke
  3. Middle English: Dweller at the windmill
  4. American: Quiet

First name variations: Vann, Von, Vonn, Vancelo, Vann, Vand, Vandaver, Vandever, Vance, Vandiver

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Vietnamese: unexplained.
  2. Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.
  3. English: Western English variant of Fann.
  4. Czech (Vaň): from a pet form of the personal name Václav, Old Czech Vęceslav (see Vacek).
  5. Ukrainian: from a short form of the personal name Ivan, Slavic form of John.

This name appears in the following lists: Cartoon Characters, Composers, Country Stars, First Ladies, Artists, Opera Singers, Presidents' Kids, Rock Kings and Queens, Silver Screen, U.S. Presidents

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