Early Origins of the Drifeurt family
The surname Drifeurt 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 Drifeurt family
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Drifeurt Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Divoort, Tiwart, Tiviot, Devaux, Dievoort, Devort, Deuverden, Diefort and many more.
Early Notables of the Drifeurt family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Drifeurt family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Frederik Devaux, who came to New York in 1715; A. Devaux, who came to New Orleans in 1831; Hellen Devaux, who settled in Ontario in 1871; Francis Devaux, who settled in Ontario in 1871.