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      Episode 173

Van de Ven
Sun, 2017-Oct-22 21:05 UTC
Length - 2:34


Welcome to random Wiki of the Day where we read the summary of a random Wikipedia page every day.

Our random article today is Van de Ven.

Van de Ven, Van der Ven and Vandeven are toponymic surnames of Dutch origin. The original bearer may have lived or worked near a ven, a Dutch term for a small lake, like fen ("veen" in Dutch) derived from the Proto-Germanic fanjÄ…. Van der Plas and Van der Poel are equivalent Dutch surnames. The name (in the form of van den Venne) can be found as early as the first part of the 14th century in Oirschot. The name is quite common in the Netherlands, ranking 41st in 2007 (16,282 people). People with this surname include:

Andrew H. Van de Ven (born 1945), American business theorist

Cornelius Van de Ven (1865–1932), Dutch-born American Roman Catholic bishop

Hans van de Ven (born 1958), Dutch sinologist

Heather Vandeven (born 1981), American model and actress

Jan van de Ven (1925-2013), Dutch politician

Kirsten van de Ven (born 1985), Dutch footballer

Monique van de Ven (born 1952), Dutch actress and film director

Peter van de Ven (born 1961), Dutch footballer

Ton van de Ven (1931–2014), Dutch mathematician

Ton van de Ven (1944–2015), Dutch industrial designer

Van der Ven:

Dirk van der Ven (born 1970), Dutch footballer

Joop van der Ven (1907–1988), Dutch jurist

Kees van der Ven (born ca. 1956), Dutch motorcycle racer

Remco van der Ven (born 1975), Dutch cyclist

Rick van der Ven (born 1991), Dutch archer

This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 21:05 UTC on Sunday, 22 October 2017.

For the full current version of the article, go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Van_de_Ven.

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