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Multiple Origins for the Surname De jong



The De jong surname comes from the Middle Dutch words "de jonc," meaning "the young," a term used to denote the younger of two bearers of the same name, usually a son who bore the same name as his father, which later became a hereditary surname.

De jong Early Origins



The surname De jong 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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De jong Spelling Variations


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De jong Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Jong, Jonge, Jonges, Jongg, Jonng, Joong, Joonge, Jonggs, Jongges, de Jong, van Jong, de Jong, Johngh and many more.

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De jong Early History


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De jong Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De jong research. Another 235 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1821, 1831, 1709, 1569, 1632, 1635, 1714, 1609 and 1647 are included under the topic Early De jong History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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De jong Early Notables (pre 1700)


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De jong Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early De jong 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:

De jong Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hend DeJong, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1803
  • Hendrik DeJong, aged 6, arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847
  • Henrick DeJong, aged 4, landed in New York, NY in 1847
  • Jacob DeJong, aged 15, landed in New York, NY in 1847
  • Koenraad DeJong, aged 45, arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name De jong (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name De jong (post 1700)



  • Constance DeJong (b. 1950), American artist writer and playwright
  • Petrus Jozef Sietse "Piet" de Jong LVO, DSC (1915-2016), Dutch politician and naval officer, Minister of Defence (1963–1967), Prime Minister (1967–1971)
  • Johannes de Jong (b. 1912), Frisian architect
  • Jelle De Jong (b. 1933), Frisian writer
  • Inne De Jong (b. 1894), Frisian writer
  • Adrianus Michael de Jong (1888-1943), Dutch very popular novelist from Rotterdam
  • Cardinal Johannes De Jong (1885-1955), Dutch outspoken and fearless critic of the Nazi-occupation
  • Meindert DeJong (1906-1991), Frisian award winning author of children's books
  • Frank de Jong (b. 1955), Canadian politician, environmentalist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    3. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    4. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    7. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    11. ...

    The De jong Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The De jong 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.

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