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Multiple Origins for the Surname Claes


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Claes Early Origins



The surname Claes 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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Claes Spelling Variations


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Claes Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Claver, Clavver, Claverr, Clavers, Clavere, Chlaver, Clavar, Clevar, Clavier, Cleaver, Claever and many more.

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Claes Early History


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Claes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Claes research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Claes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Claes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Claes Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Claes 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:

Claes Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Ryck Claes, who came to New Netherland in 1651
  • Bartel Nicolaes Claes, who settled in New Netherland in 1651
  • Bartel Nicolaes Claes, who arrived in New York in 1651
  • Gerrit Claes, who arrived in New Netherland(s) in 1652
  • Gerrit Claes, who came to New Netherland in 1652
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Claes Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joh. Regine Elisabeth Claes, who settled in America in 1857

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Claes Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
    2. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    3. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    4. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. 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.
    8. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    9. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    10. 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).
    11. ...

    The Claes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Claes 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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