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Heyliger Early Origins



The surname Heyliger was first found in Saxony, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

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Heyliger Spelling Variations


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Heyliger Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Heyland, Heiland, Heilland, Hieland, Hyland, Highland, Heland and many more.

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Heyliger Early History


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Heyliger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Heyliger research. Another 185 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1604, 1685, 1605, 1664, 1604 and 1664 are included under the topic Early Heyliger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Heyliger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Heyliger Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Heyliger at this time were Jan Baptist van Heil (1604-1685), a Flemish Baroque painter. Born in Brussels, he was considered the best of...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Heyliger Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Heyliger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alice A. Heyliger, aged 25, who arrived in America from London, in 1892

Heyliger Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alexander Heyliger, aged 35, landed in New York, NY in 1900
  • Engle Heyliger, aged 47, who arrived in America, in 1905
  • A.F. Heyliger, aged 39, who arrived in America, in 1906
  • Albert V. Heyliger, aged 44, who arrived in America, in 1911
  • Cornelis Heyliger, aged 42, who arrived in America from Sonburg, Holland, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Heyliger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Heyliger (post 1700)



  • George Heyliger (b. 1919), American marine, posthumously awarded the Navy Cross for his extraordinary heroism and gallantry, eponym of the USS Heyliger (DE-510), a John C. Butler-class destroyer escort
  • Victor "Vic" Heyliger (1912-2006), American NHL center who played from 1934 to 1944 and coached from 1939 to 1974, six-time NCAA Champion, inducted into the US Hockey Hall of Fame in 1974
  • First Lieutenant Frederick Theodore 'Moose' Heyliger (1916-2001), American officer with Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, in the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army during World War II, portrayed in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers by Stephen McCole

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Heyliger Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    7. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Heyliger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Heyliger 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.

    This page was last modified on 1 September 2015 at 07:51.

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