Duyts History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Duyts family

The surname Duyts 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. Originally the family were known as the Duyst van de Werff.

Early History of the Duyts family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Duyts research. Another 83 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Duyts History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Duyts Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Duyst, Duyts, van Duyst, van der Duyst, Doist and many more.

Early Notables of the Duyts family (pre 1700)

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United States Duyts migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Duyts Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Laurens Duyts, who settled in New York in 1639
  • Hans Lorensen Duyts, who landed in New Jersey in 1660 [1]
Duyts Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Henriette Duyts, aged 27, who landed in America from A'dam, Holland, in 1907
  • Marius Nico Duyts, aged 52, who immigrated to America from The Hague, Holland, in 1914


  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)


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