Early Origins of the Meulenne family
The surname Meulenne 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 Meulenne family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Meulenne 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 Meulenne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Meulenne Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Meulen, Meulene, Meullenes, Meulenes, Meulenn, Meulenne, Meulens, de Meulen, van Meulen and many more.
Early Notables of the Meulenne family (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
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Migration of the Meulenne family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Geertry Van Meulen, who came to New Netherland in 1659; Geertruyt VanMeulen, who came to New Netherland in 1659; Jean Meuller, who came to New York, NY in 1782.