Early Origins of the Butzlaff family
The surname Butzlaff 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 South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands
. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria
is buried. 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. They were anciently of the province of Cleves.
Early History of the Butzlaff family
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Butzlaff Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Butzlaff, Butzloff, Buetzlaff, Boetzelaer, van Butzlaff, van Butzloff and many more.
Early Notables of the Butzlaff family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Butzlaff family to the New World and Oceana
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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Butzlaff (post 1700)
- Marlies Butzlaff, Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
- Wolfgang Butzlaff, Actor