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Mazur Early Origins



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.

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Mazur Spelling Variations


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Mazur Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mazur, Mazure, de Mazure, de Mazur and others.

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Mazur Early History


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Mazur Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mazur research. Another 242 words (17 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mazur History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mazur Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mazur Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Mazur 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 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
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mazur (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mazur (post 1700)



  • Walter L. Mazur, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936
  • Stephen Mazur, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 6th District, 1978
  • John Mazur, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972
  • Jay Mazur (b. 1932), American Democrat politician,Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988, 1996, 2000
  • D. Bennett Mazur, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1988
  • Ben Mazur, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972
  • 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
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Mazur


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Suggested Readings for the name Mazur



  • It Began with Zade Usher by Yaffa Draznin.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    7. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    11. ...

    The Mazur Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mazur 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 10 February 2016 at 13:28.

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