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Embden Early Origins



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.

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Embden Spelling Variations


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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.

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Embden Early History


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Embden Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Embden research. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Embden History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Embden Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Embden 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:

Embden Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Embden (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Embden (post 1700)



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

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Embden Family Crest Products


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Embden Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    9. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    10. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    11. ...

    The Embden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Embden 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 March 2014 at 15:26.

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