The surname Heydenrych 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 East
, a province in Belgium. Within this province the notable towns are Ghent, the capital city, St Nicolas, Alost, Termonde and Oudenarde. 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.
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of this family name include: Heyden, Heydel, Heydenab, Heydenberg, Heydin, Heydon, Heydendael, Heydenreich, Heydenrych, Heydenryck, Heyder, Heyderer, Heydern, Heydens, Heydenaur, Addenaur and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henrich Heydorn, who settled in New York in 1709; Hendrick Heydorn, who settled in Albany, NY sometime between 1715 and 1716; Georg Heydenreich, who arrived in Montreal in 1777.