The surname Mazur was first found in Holland, where the name Mazur and Mazure 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.
Important Dates for the Mazur family
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Mazur Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Mazur, Mazure, de Mazure, de Mazur and others.
Early Notables of the Mazur family (pre 1700)
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Mazur migration to Canada
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Mazur Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
Tekla Mazur, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1897
Tillie Mazur, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1897
Wincenty Mazur, who landed in Quebec in 1897
Maria Mazur, who arrived in Canada in 1898
Joseph Mazur, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1899