Van Buren

Van Buren may refer to:

Places

*Van Buren County, Iowa
*Van Buren County, Michigan
*Van Buren, Arkansas
*Van Buren, Indiana
*Van Buren, Maine
*Van Buren Township, Michigan
*Van Buren, Missouri
*Van Buren, New York
*Van Buren, Ohio

People

* Abigail Van Buren, pen name of the writer(s) of the "Dear Abby" column
* Alexander van Buren is a pseudonym sometimes used by the Dutch Crown Prince Willem-Alexander
* Andrew Van Buren, British performer who specialises in magic, large scale illusions and juggling
* Anita Van Buren, a fictional character on the television show "Law & Order"
* Fred Van Buren Magical inventor & performer
* Jermaine Van Buren (1980-), Major League Baseball player
* John Van Buren (US representative) (1799-1855), was a United States Representative from New York
* Mabel Van Buren (1878-1947), American stage and screen actress
* Martin Van Buren (1782-1862), eighth President of the United States (1837-1841)
** Hannah Van Buren (1783-1819), his wife
** Abraham Van Buren (1807-1873), his eldest son
** Angelica Van Buren (1818-1877), his daughter-in-law (performed the ceremonial duties of First Lady)
** John Van Buren (1810-1866), his second son
* Paul Van Buren, Christian theologian and author of "the Secular Meaning of the Gospel"
* Raeburn van Buren (1891-1987) American magazine and comic strip illustrator
* Steve Van Buren (1920-), former professional American football player
* Willem-Alexander van Buren is a pseudonym sometimes used by the Dutch Crown Prince Willem-Alexander

* Harold Van Buren Magonigle (1867-1935), American architect best known for his memorials
* Martin Van Buren Bates (1837-1919), known as the "Kentucky Giant" was famed for his height (over 7ft 9in)

Things

*Van Buren (Fallout) was the codename given to Fallout 3 when it was under development at Interplay.
*Van Beuren Studios was an animation studio

More

ee also

* Buren
* Büren

Origin of the name

* The Dutch word "van" is equivalent to the English word "of" and the German word "von". Hence it is not usually capitalized in names.
* Buren is a city/estate in the Netherlands which was ruled by the Egmond family; Dutch nobles were commonly named after their possessions.
* Literally translated, the Dutch word "Buren" means "neighbours". However the etymology following the name of the city ruled by the Egmond family is more logical.

Use of "van Buren" by the Dutch Royal Family

* The name (van) "Buren" appears in the history of the Dutch royal house, being the family name of Anna van Egmond en Buren, the first wife of William I of Orange, the founder of the Dutch Royal dynasty. This use of the name predates the founding of the American Colonies.
* Queen Beatrix is Countess of Buren.
* The Dutch royals have been known to use the name van Buren in situations requiring anonymity
** The Dutch Crown Prince Willem Alexander used the alias "Alex van Buren" in his University application.
** Willem Alexander registered for the 1986 elfstedentocht as "W A van Buren".


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  • Van Buren — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Angelica Van Buren (1818–1877), First Lady der USA, Ebert Van Buren (* 1924), US amerikanischer American Football Spieler Hannah Van Buren (1783–1819), First Lady der USA Martin Van Buren (1782–1862), 8.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Van Buren — Van Buren, MO U.S. town in Missouri Population (2000): 845 Housing Units (2000): 440 Land area (2000): 1.999648 sq. miles (5.179065 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.999648 sq. miles (5.179065 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Van Buren —   [væn bjʊrən], Martin, 8. Präsident der USA (1837 41), * Kinderhook (N. Y.) 5. 12. 1782, ✝ ebenda 24. 7. 1862; Rechtsanwalt, als Demokratischer Republikaner 1812 20 Senator im Staat New York, 1816 19 dort Justizminister; 1821 28 Bundessenator,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Van Buren — /van byoor euhn/ 1. Martin, 1782 1862, 8th president of the U.S. 1837 41. 2. a town in central Arkansas. 12,020. 3. a male given name. * * * ▪ Arkansas, United States       city, seat (1839) of Crawford county, western Arkansas, U.S., on the… …   Universalium

  • Van Buren, AR — U.S. city in Arkansas Population (2000): 18986 Housing Units (2000): 7427 Land area (2000): 15.059327 sq. miles (39.003476 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.795099 sq. miles (2.059297 sq. km) Total area (2000): 15.854426 sq. miles (41.062773 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Van Buren, IN — U.S. town in Indiana Population (2000): 935 Housing Units (2000): 394 Land area (2000): 0.584452 sq. miles (1.513724 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.584452 sq. miles (1.513724 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Van Buren, ME — U.S. Census Designated Place in Maine Population (2000): 2369 Housing Units (2000): 1119 Land area (2000): 4.187134 sq. miles (10.844628 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.187134 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Van Buren, MO — U.S. town in Missouri Population (2000): 845 Housing Units (2000): 440 Land area (2000): 1.999648 sq. miles (5.179065 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.999648 sq. miles (5.179065 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Van Buren, OH — U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 313 Housing Units (2000): 116 Land area (2000): 0.248914 sq. miles (0.644683 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.248914 sq. miles (0.644683 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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