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Where did the Dutch Veger family come from? What is the Dutch Veger family crest and coat of arms? When did the Veger family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Veger family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Vaget, Vagel, Vager, Veght, Veger, Voget, Voghel, Faget and many more.
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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Veger research. Another 201 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Veger History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Veger Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Voget, who arrived in America in 1755; Christian Voght, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1764; Georg Henrich Voght, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1767.
The Veger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Veger 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.
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