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Donck Early Origins



The surname Donck 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 Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Donck Spelling Variations


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Donck Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Doncker, Donck, Doncke, Donckere, Doncquer, Doncquers, Donker, Donkers, Donkersloot, Donckermann and many more.

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Donck Early History


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Donck Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Donck research. Another 276 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1793, 1635, 1668, 1664 and 1666 are included under the topic Early Donck History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Donck Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Donck Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Donck 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:

Donck Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Liven Donck, who setted in New York in 1645
  • Liven Donck, aged 28, who arrived in New York in 1645 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Donck (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Donck (post 1700)



  • Carel Donck, Writer

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Donck Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  2. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  3. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  4. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
  6. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
  7. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
  10. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
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The Donck Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Donck 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 27 November 2016 at 08:49.

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