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The distinguished surname Bezuidenhout is Dutch in origin. It is derived from the Dutch words "zuid," meaning "south," and "hout," meaning "forest," and once denoted a region south of the Hague forest. The name was probably first borne by a resident of this region or, alternatively, by someone living south of a prominent forest.

Bezuidenhout Early Origins



The surname Bezuidenhout was first found in Holland, where the name is thought to have emerged. Dutch surnames were not borne by the common classes until 1811, when they were made obligatory by Napoleon; as records of the name Bezuidenhout extend back to the 17th century, it can be assumed that the family was one of status.

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Bezuidenhout Spelling Variations


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Bezuidenhout Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bezuidenhout, Bezouidenhout, Bezoet, Bezoetdebie and others.

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Bezuidenhout Early History


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Bezuidenhout Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bezuidenhout research. Another 263 words (19 lines of text) covering the year 1668 is included under the topic Early Bezuidenhout History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bezuidenhout Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bezuidenhout Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bezuidenhout Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bezuidenhout Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Gert Pieter Bezuidenhout, aged 23, who landed in America from Bermuda, in 1903

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bezuidenhout (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bezuidenhout (post 1700)



  • Carl Bezuidenhout (b. 1986), former South African rugby union footballer
  • Ryan Bezuidenhout (b. 1986), Zimbabwean first-class cricketer
  • Martin Johannes Bezuidenhout (b. 1989), South African rugby union footballer
  • Stephanus Marthinus "Stoof" Bezuidenhout (b. 1986), South African rugby union player who currently plays for the Leopards
  • Steve Bezuidenhout (b. 1957), Namibian politician, Vice President of the Rally for Democracy and Progres
  • Frederik Bezuidenhout, South African whose death by shooting in 1815 prompted the "Slagters Nek" Rebellion of Afrikaner frontiersmen
  • Alicia Louise Bezuidenhout (b. 1967), South African international cricketer
  • Dawid Bezuidenhout (1935-1998), South African teacher and politician
  • Kristian Bezuidenhout (b. 1979), Australian pianist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    3. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
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    The Bezuidenhout Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bezuidenhout 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 14 July 2017 at 09:50.

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