Haan History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Haan family

The surname Haan was 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.

Important Dates for the Haan family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Haan research. Another 97 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1623 and 1776 are included under the topic Early Haan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Haan Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Haen, Haene, Haenn, Haenns, Haenes, Haens, Hean, Heann, Heanes, Häen, van Haen and many more.

Early Notables of the Haan family (pre 1700)

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Haan migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Haan Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johan Jurg Haan, who arrived in New York in 1709 [1]
  • Johan Valentin Haan, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1737 [1]
  • Abraham Haan, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • Abraham Haan, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1737 [1]
  • Valantine Haan, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1737 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Haan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Thysen Haan, aged 6, who arrived in New York, NY in 1847 [1]
  • Wopke De Haan, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847 [1]
  • Wyntje Haan, aged 8, who landed in New York, NY in 1847 [1]
  • Neerd Haan, aged 23, who arrived in New York, NY in 1847 [1]
  • Nicolaas Haan, aged 11, who landed in New York, NY in 1847 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Haan (post 1700)

  • Major General William G. Haan (1863-1924), American army officer during WWI, recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal and Croix de guerre (France)
  • Gijsbert Haan (1801-1874), Dutch-American religious leader, founder of the Christian Reformed Church in the United States and Canada
  • Wilhem de Haan (1801-1855), Dutch zoologist
  • Adrianus "Arend" or "Arie" Haan (b. 1948), former Dutch footballer
  • Edmond Haan (b. 1924), French professional football player

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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