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De leeuw Early Origins



The surname De leeuw 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 leeuw Spelling Variations


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De leeuw Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Leeuw, Leeuwe, Leeuwes, Leeuws, Leeuwez, Leeuwz, Leuwe, Leuwes, de Leeuw and many more.

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De leeuw Early History


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De leeuw Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De leeuw research. Another 272 words (19 lines of text) are included under the topic Early De leeuw History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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De leeuw Early Notables (pre 1700)


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De leeuw Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early De leeuw 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: Adriana De Leeuw who settled in Iowa in 1849.

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Contemporary Notables of the name De leeuw (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name De leeuw (post 1700)



  • Leopold DeLeeuw, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Hartford, 1902
  • Karel de Leeuw (d. 1978), American mathematician at Stanford University, specializing in harmonic analysis
  • Paul de Leeuw (b. 1962), Dutch television comedian, singer and actor
  • Dianne de Leeuw (b. 1955), Dutch Olympic figure skater
  • Reinbert de Leeuw (b. 1938), Dutch conductor, composer, and keyboard player

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    2. Swierenga, Robert P. Compiler Dutch Emigrant to the United State, South Africa, South America and Southeast Asia 1835-1880 An Alphabetical Listing by Househould Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, DE: Scholary Resources, 1983. Print.
    3. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    4. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    5. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    6. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    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. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
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    The De leeuw Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The De leeuw 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 22 October 2015 at 09:34.

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