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Bont Early Origins



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.

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Bont Spelling Variations


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Bont Spelling Variations



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

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Bont Early History


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Bont Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bont research. Another 177 words (13 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.

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Bont Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bont Early Notables (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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    5. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    6. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    7. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
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    The Bont Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bont 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 2 December 2013 at 05:22.

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