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Type Surname (from location)
Usage Dutch
Pronounced Pron. vahn-TEEN-ho-vən  [key]
Other Forms FormsVan Tienoven, Tienhoven, Tienhooven, Tenhoven, Ten Hooven, Ten Hoeven, Ten Hoven, Ten Haven, Tenhaven, Teenhaven, Tenhofen, Tenhafen

Meaning & History

Means "from Tienhoven", the name of several villages in the Netherlands. Their names are derived from Middle Dutch tien meaning "ten" and a plural form of huue meaning "piece of land of a certain size". A famous bearer was the Dutch politician Gijsbert van Tienhoven (1841-1914), a Prime Minister of the Netherlands.
Added 12/17/2023 by General9696