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Goya Early Origins



The surname Goya 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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Goya Spelling Variations


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Goya Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: De Gooyer, Goyer, Goyet, Guyer, Guyard, Geyer, Gayer and many more.

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Goya Early History


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Goya Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Goya research. Another 199 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1572, 1628, 1638 and 1816 are included under the topic Early Goya History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Goya Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Goya Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Goya 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: those recorded from the mid 17th century onward in the great migration from Europe to the New World.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Goya (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Goya (post 1700)



  • Francisco José Goya y Lucientes (1746-1828), Spanish painter

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Goya Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Goya Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Goya 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 14 August 2014 at 15:58.

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