Van Buren (surname)

This article is about the surname Van Buren. For other uses, see Van Buren.

Van Buren (Dutch pronunciation: [vɑn ˈbyːrə(n)]) is a Dutch surname meaning "of/from Buren".


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. Borrowing from this heritage, the Dutch royals have used Count of Buren as a title or the surname "van Buren" in situations requiring anonymity.

Pronounced identically but spelled differently

Similarly pronounced

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