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Early Origins of the Maese family

The surname Maese 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.

Early History of the Maese family

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Maese Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Maestas, Maes, Maest, Mesta, Maests, Maest, Maess and many more.

Early Notables of the Maese family (pre 1700)

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United States Maese migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Maese Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Manuel Maese, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1881 [1]
  • Alfonso Maese, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1886 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Maese (post 1700) +

  • Joseph Michael "Joe" Maese (b. 1978), American former NFL football linebacker/long snapper

  1. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8) on Facebook