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Dries Early Origins



The surname Dries was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.The name emerged from the earlier name of Vogt de Dreyss; over the years the last half of the name became more prominent in usage.

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Dries Spelling Variations


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Dries Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dreyss, Dreyse, Dries, Dreyz, Dreyzen, Dreiss, Dreitz and many more.

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Dries Early History


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Dries Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dries research. Another 222 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1712 and 1864 are included under the topic Early Dries History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dries Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dries Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dries Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Geertruyd Dries, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1642
  • Gertrude Dries, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1642
  • Hendrick Dries, who arrived in New Netherland(s) in 1642
  • Hendrik Dries, aged 38, landed in New York, NY in 1642
  • Geertruyt Dries, who landed in New York in 1642
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Dries Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Adam Dries, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Maria Barbara Dries, aged 13, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Peter Dries, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Andreas Dries, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Anna Maria Dries, who settled in Philadelphia in 1733
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Dries Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Adam Dries, who came to America in 1834
  • Adam Dries, who arrived in North America in 1834
  • Adam, Dries Jr., who arrived in North America in 1837
  • Anna Maria Gutermann Dries, who came to America in 1872

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dries (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dries (post 1700)



  • Caroline Dries, American television writer and producer
  • Stewart Dries, Australian slalom canoer
  • Jodie Dries (b. 1974), Australian actress
  • Marcel Dries (b. 1929), Belgian former international footballer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    3. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    5. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    11. ...

    The Dries Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dries 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 5 July 2013 at 21:16.

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