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Grevelink History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Grevelink family


The surname Grevelink 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.

Early History of the Grevelink family


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Grevelink Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Greve, Grevelink, Greven, Grevan, Grevenbroch, Grevenbroeck, Grevencop, Grevenrode, Grevinck, Grave, Gravel, Gravenbrouck, Graveneck, Gravenhorst, Gravenstein and many more.

Early Notables of the Grevelink family (pre 1700)


From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Aleida Greve (1670-1740), Dutch painter from the Northern Netherlands known for founding the Vrouwenhuis...
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Migration of the Grevelink family to the New World and Oceana


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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