Mazur History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Mazur family

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
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Contemporary Notables of the name Mazur (post 1700)

  • Eric Mazur (b. 1954), American physicist and educator
  • Barry Mazur (b. 1937), American mathematician awarded the Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research in 2000
  • Steve Mazur (b. 1977), American guitarist
  • Monet Mazur (b. 1976), American actress and musician
  • Walter L. Mazur, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936 [1]
  • Stephen Mazur, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 6th District, 1978 [1]
  • John Mazur, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972 [1]
  • Jay Mazur (b. 1932), American Democrat politician,Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988, 1996, 2000 [1]
  • D. Bennett Mazur, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1988 [1]
  • Ben Mazur, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972 [1]
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Citations

  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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