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Where did the Dutch Jeong family come from? What is the Dutch Jeong family crest and coat of arms? When did the Jeong family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Jeong family history?The Jeong surname comes from the Middle Dutch words "de jonc," meaning "the young," a term used to denote the younger of two bearers of the same name, usually a son who bore the same name as his father, which later became a hereditary surname.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Jong, Jonge, Jonges, Jongg, Jonng, Joong, Joonge, Jonggs, Jongges, de Jong, van Jong, de Jong, Johngh and many more.
First found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jeong research. Another 235 words(17 lines of text) covering the years 1821, 1831, 1709, 1569, 1632, 1635, 1714, 1609 and 1647 are included under the topic Early Jeong History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 75 words(5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Jeong Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Everhert Jonge, who arrived in New York in 1710; Wilhelm Jonge, who came to Savannah, GA in 1775; and Heinrich Joong, who came to New York in 1868.
The Jeong Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jeong Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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