Early Origins of the Hede family
The surname Hede was first found in Belgium, 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 West Flanders
, a province in Belgium, originally Bruges. Within this province the notable towns are Bruges, the capital city, Ostend, Courtrai, Furnes, Thielt, Ypres and Roulers. 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.
Early History of the Hede family
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Hede Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Heede, Hede, Hedde, Heeden, Heeder, Heedenberg, Hedeman, Heddesdorff, Hedelin, Heid and many more.
Early Notables of the Hede family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Hede family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henry Heede, who arrived in Indiana; Francis Heede, who came to Virginia in 1650; Joh. Heinrich Heeder, who arrived in America in 1847; F. H. Heeder, who settled in New York, NY in 1848.
Contemporary Notables of the name Hede (post 1700)
- Reg Hede (b. 1894), Australian rules footballer who played from 1914 to 1921 for Richmond