Origins Available: Dutch
Early Origins of the Guel family
The surname Guel 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 Guel family
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Guel Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Goll, Gollen, Golen, Göleng, Golfin, Gollenhofer, Goller, Gölles, Golliz, Golling, Gollnhüter, Göllnitz, Gollmitz, Gollut and many more.
Early Notables of the Guel family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Guel family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anton Golling, who arrived in America in 1714; Hans Jacob Goller, who arrived at the port of Philadelphia in 1737; Nicolaus Goller, who was naturalized in St. Clair co. Illinois in 1853.