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The distinguished surname Cuyler is Dutch in origin. It is derived from an old Dutch word meaning "crossbowman."

Cuyler Early Origins



The surname Cuyler was first found in Holland, where the ancestral home of the Cuyler family is thought to be located. Since their earliest years, the Cuylers have been prominent in the local affairs of their community, contributing greatly to the development of Dutch society.

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Cuyler Spelling Variations


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Cuyler Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cuyler, van Cuyler, Cuylaert, van Cuylaert and others.

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Cuyler Early History


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Cuyler Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cuyler research. Another 333 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1637 and 1660 are included under the topic Early Cuyler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cuyler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cuyler Early Notables (pre 1700)



From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Hendrick Cuyler (b. 1637), the progenitor of the name Cuyler in North America, settling in New Amsterdam...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cuyler 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:

Cuyler Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Hendrick Cuyler, who landed in Albany, NY in 1664

Cuyler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Cuyler, who arrived in New York, NY in 1839
  • R M Cuyler, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851

Cuyler Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • William G Cuyler, who arrived in Canada in 1831

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cuyler (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cuyler (post 1700)



  • Stephen Cuyler, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Essex County, 1806-07
  • Samuel C. Cuyler, American politician, Member of New York State Senate 24th District, 1856-57
  • Richard A. Cuyler, American politician, U.S. Attorney for Georgia, 1844
  • Ralph B. Cuyler, American politician, Mayor of Berkley, Michigan, 1933
  • John L. Cuyler, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Cayuga County, 1842
  • John Cuyler Jr., American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Albany County, 1777-78
  • Johannes Cuyler (1661-1740), American politician, Mayor of Albany, New York, 1725-26
  • Jacob Cuyler, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Albany County, 1777
  • George W. Cuyler, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876
  • William H. Cuyler, American politician, Mayor of Savannah, Georgia, 1836
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    11. ...

    The Cuyler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cuyler 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 23 October 2015 at 09:24.

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