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Where did the German Sutphin family come from? What is the German Sutphin family crest and coat of arms? When did the Sutphin family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Sutphin family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Sutphin, Zutphen, van Zutphen, Zutphin, van Zutphin, Sutphen, Suttphin, Suttphen, Zuttphen, Zuttphin, Sutfen, Zutfen, Sutven, Zutven, Suutphin, Suutphen, Zuutphin, Zuutphen, Soutphin, Soutphen, Zoutphin, Zoutphen, Zootphin, Zootphen, Sootphin, Sootphen, van Sutphen, vam Sutphin 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 South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. 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 Sutphin research. Another 153 words(11 lines of text) covering the years 1757 and 1838 are included under the topic Early Sutphin History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Sutphin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Sutphin Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
The Sutphin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sutphin 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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