Galder History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Galder family

The surname Galder 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 in Haarlem. 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.

Important Dates for the Galder family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Galder research. Another 84 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1670 and 1673 are included under the topic Early Galder History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Galder Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Gelder, van Gelder, Vangelder, Op-Gelder and many more.

Early Notables of the Galder family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Galder Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Galder family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: those recorded from the mid 17th century onward in the great migration from Europe to the New World.

Contemporary Notables of the name Galder (post 1700)

  • F. O. Van Galder, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908 [1]

Citations

  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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