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Meulen Early Origins



The surname Meulen 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.

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Meulen Spelling Variations


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Meulen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Meulen, Meulene, Meullenes, Meulenes, Meulenn, Meulenne, Meulens, de Meulen, van Meulen and many more.

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Meulen Early History


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Meulen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Meulen research. Another 193 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1767, 1543, 1568, 1632, 1690, 1633, 1722, 1698 and 1730 are included under the topic Early Meulen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Meulen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Meulen Early Notables (pre 1700)



From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Steven van der Meulen (c.1543-1568), Dutch painter, who worked in England; Adam Frans van der Meulen (1632-1690), Flemish painter...

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Meulen 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:

Meulen Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Geertry Van Meulen, who came to New Netherland in 1659

Meulen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Aartje VanDer Meulen, who arrived in Iowa in 1849
  • Arie VanDer Meulen, who arrived in Iowa in 1849
  • Bonne VanDer Meulen, who arrived in Iowa in 1849
  • Tenske VanDer Meulen, who arrived in Iowa in 1849
  • Egbert VanDer Meulen, who arrived in Iowa in 1849
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    2. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    4. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    5. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    6. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    7. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    9. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    10. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    11. ...

    The Meulen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Meulen 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 28 November 2013 at 09:57.

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