Bont History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Bont family

The surname Bont 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 Bont family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bont research. Another 89 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1651, 1809, 1587, 1657, 1618, 1625 and 1646 are included under the topic Early Bont History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bont Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Bont, Bondt, Bond, Bonde, Bonte, Bontebal, Bontekoe, Bontemantel, Bontemps, Bonterard and many more.

Early Notables of the Bont family (pre 1700)

Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bont Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Bont migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bont Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Pieter Bont, who arrived in New Netherland(s) in 1620 [1]


  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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