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Alkemade Early Origins



The surname Alkemade 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 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.

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Alkemade Spelling Variations


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Alkemade Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Alkemade, Alkemades, Alkemadde, Alkemmade, Alkemadez, Alkemads, Alkemaddes, Alkemmades and many more.

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Alkemade Early History


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Alkemade Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Alkemade research. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Alkemade History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Alkemade Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Alkemade Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Alkemade Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Dorothea Alkemade, who settled in Illinois in 1866

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Contemporary Notables of the name Alkemade (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Alkemade (post 1700)



  • Leo Alkemade, Actor

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Alkemade Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    4. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    8. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    9. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    10. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
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    The Alkemade Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Alkemade 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.

    This page was last modified on 23 January 2014 at 10:33.

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