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Maag Early Origins



The surname Maag 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 Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. 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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Maag Spelling Variations


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Maag Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Moges, Mogge, Mogg, Moog, Mogges, Mogge-Pous and many more.

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Maag Early History


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Maag Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Maag research. Another 239 words (17 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Maag History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Maag Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Maag Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Maag Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Maag, who landed in America in 1709
  • Junghans Maag, who arrived in Carolina in 1734
  • John Jacob Maag, aged 30, landed in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • Johan Jacob Maag, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • Margareth Maag, who arrived in Carolina in 1738
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Maag Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Albert Maag, who came to New York, NY in 1850
  • Joh Maag, aged 30, arrived in New York, NY in 1873
  • Peter Maag, aged 26, landed in New York, NY in 1873
  • Daniel Maag, aged 17, arrived in New York in 1874
  • Carl Maag, aged 21, arrived in New York in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Maag (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Maag (post 1700)



  • Dan Maag (b. 1975), German film producer
  • Bruno Maag (b. 1962), Swiss type designer and founder of type design company Dalton Maag
  • Ernst Peter Johannes Maag (1919-2001), Swiss conductor of the Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto from 1983 to 2001

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    Other References

    1. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    2. 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.
    3. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    5. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    9. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    10. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
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