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Falence Early Origins



The surname Falence 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.

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Falence Spelling Variations


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Falence Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Valensius, Valencay, Valence, Valencia, Valensart, Valentinus, Valentini, Velsen, Falencius, Falencia and many more.

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Falence Early History


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Falence Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Falence research. Another 217 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1627, 1743, 1597 and 1656 are included under the topic Early Falence History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Falence Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Falence Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Falence Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thomas Valence, who came to America in 1756; Jose Valencia, who came to New Orleans in 1837; Antonio Valencia, who came to San Francisco in 1851; Ulisse Valentini, who arrived in Montana in 1910.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    2. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    3. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
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    The Falence Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Falence 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 30 July 2013 at 14:36.

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