Guell History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Guell family
The surname Guell 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.
Important Dates for the Guell family
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Guell Spelling Variations
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 Guell family (pre 1700)
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Guell migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Typical Guell Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America
Guell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- John Leonhardt Guell, who was recorded in Philadelphia in 1845
- Juan Guell, aged 30, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1846 
- Juan Guell who settled in New Orleans in 1846
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