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The surname Heidebrecht 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.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Heede, Hede, Hedde, Heeden, Heeder, Heedenberg, Hedeman, Heddesdorff, Hedelin, Heid and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Heidebrecht research. Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1653, 1689 and 1809 are included under the topic Early Heidebrecht History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Heidebrecht Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Heidebrecht Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Heidebrecht Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Heidebrecht 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.
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