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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



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)



  • Karel de Leeuw (d. 1978), American mathematician at Stanford University, specializing in harmonic analysis
  • Leopold DeLeeuw, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Hartford, 1902 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • 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



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
  2. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
  3. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
  4. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  5. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
  6. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  8. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
  9. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  10. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. 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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