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Early Origins of the Gave family


The surname Gave 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 Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Early History of the Gave family

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Early History of the Gave family


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Another 316 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1592, 1625, 1736, and 1753 are included under the topic Early Gave History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gave Spelling Variations

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Gave Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Gaaf, Gaef, Gave, Gäf, Gäfert, Gavel, Gavet, Gavi, Gavre and many more.

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Early Notables of the Gave family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Gave family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Gave family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Gave family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gave Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alf Gave, aged 24, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1830 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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