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Olger Early Origins



The surname Olger 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 Groningen, the most northerly province of Holland. Appingedam and Winschoten are very old towns with cattle and horse markets. 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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Olger Spelling Variations


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Olger Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Olges, Olgers, Olger, Ulgers, Ulger, Ulges, Olgyrs, Ulgyrs, van Olges, van der Olgers, van Ulgers and many more.

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Olger Early History


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Olger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Olger research. Another 143 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Olger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Olger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Olger Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Olger 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 or some of its variants were: Herm Olges, who settled in New York, NY in 1866; and Jan Benes Olgers, who settled in America in 1869.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Swierenga, Robert P. Compiler Dutch Emigrant to the United State, South Africa, South America and Southeast Asia 1835-1880 An Alphabetical Listing by Househould Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, DE: Scholary Resources, 1983. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    4. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    5. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    8. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    9. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    10. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
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    The Olger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Olger 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 25 June 2014 at 09:33.

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