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Boxmeer Early Origins



The surname Boxmeer 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 Brabant, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Eindhoven, Helmund and Tilburg. Historically one province, it is now North and South, the north being a part of Holland. 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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Boxmeer Spelling Variations


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Boxmeer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Boxmeyer, Boxmeer, van Boxmeyer, Bocksmeyer and others.

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Boxmeer Early History


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Boxmeer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boxmeer research. Another 121 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Boxmeer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boxmeer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Boxmeer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Boxmeer 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 or some of its variants were: including many settlers were recorded from the mid 17th century onward in the great migration from Europe to the New World.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Boxmeer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Boxmeer (post 1700)



  • John Martin Van Boxmeer (b. 1952), retired Canadian professional ice hockey player

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Boxmeer Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tapper, Michael Ed. Immigrants to the Middle Colonies A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from The New York Genealogical Biographical Record. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    8. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
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    The Boxmeer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boxmeer 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 26 February 2014 at 16:03.

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