Dejongh History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The Dejongh 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.
Early Origins of the Dejongh family
The surname Dejongh 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.
Early History of the Dejongh family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dejongh research. Another 118 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1821, 1831, 1709, 1569, 1632, 1635, 1714, 1609 and 1647 are included under the topic Early Dejongh History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Dejongh 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.
Early Notables of the Dejongh family (pre 1700)
Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dejongh Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
In Netherlands, the name Dejongh is the 237th most popular surname with an estimated 5,512 people with that name. 
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Dejongh Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Dejongh Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Dejongh Settlers in United States in the 20th Century