De proost History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the De proost family
The surname De proost 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 South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. 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.
Early History of the De proost family
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De proost Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Proost, Prooste, Proostes, Proosts, Prost, Proste, Prostes, Proostte, de Proost, van Prooste and many more.
Early Notables of the De proost family
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Migration of the De proost family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johan George Prost who settled in Pennsylvania in 1753.