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Early Origins of the Embden family

The surname Embden 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 Embden family

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Embden Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Embden, Embdene, Embdenne, Embdens, Embdenes, Embdden, Embdeen, Embdeens, Emmbden, Embeden, van Embden and many more.

Early Notables of the Embden family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Embden family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Embden Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • A. Embden, who settled in New York, NY in 1823

Contemporary Notables of the name Embden (post 1700)

  • Judi Embden, Actress
  • Arne Meerkamp van Embden, Producer

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