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Hoef Early Origins



The surname Hoef 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.

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Hoef Spelling Variations


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Hoef Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Hoeff, van der Hoeff, Hoef, van der Hoef, Hoeft, Hoft, Hovet, Hövet, Höft, Hooft, van den Hooft, vandenHoft, vanderHoft, vanderHoeff, vandenHoeff, vanHoof, vanHooff, de Hooft and many more.

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Hoef Early History


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Hoef Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hoef research. Another 193 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1815 and 1816 are included under the topic Early Hoef History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hoef Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hoef Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hoef 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 or some of its variants were: Barent Witten Hooft, who arrived in New Netherlands in 1662; with his wife and two children, Catharina Hooften, who came to Pennsylvania in 1738; Peter Hoeff, who arrived in New York city in 1866.

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Hoef Historic Events


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Hoef Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Wyckoff Van der Hoef (d. 1912), aged 61, American First Class passenger from Brooklyn, New York who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking and was recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html

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Hoef Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html

Other References

  1. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
  2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
  4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Tapper, Michael Ed. Immigrants to the Middle Colonies A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from The New York Genealogical Biographical Record. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  8. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
  9. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
  10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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The Hoef Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hoef 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 12 February 2014 at 14:22.

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