Early Origins of the Basius family
The surname Basius 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.
Early History of the Basius family
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Basius Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Basius, Basiuse, Basiuses, Basiuss, Bassius, Baasius, Basiuses, Baasiuse, Baassius and many more.
Early Notables of the Basius family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Basius family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: those recorded from the mid 17th century onward in the great migration from Europe to the New World.
Contemporary Notables of the name Basius (post 1700)
- Johannes Basius, Dutch lawyer