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Ryn History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Ryn family


The surname Ryn 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 Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

Early History of the Ryn family


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Ryn Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: van Rijn, van Ryne, van Rhyn, van Ryn, Rijn, Rhyn, Ryn, Rym, Ryne, van der Rijn, de Rijn, van Rym and many more.

Early Notables of the Ryn family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Ryn family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ryn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Morris Ryn, who arrived in Albany, NY in 1868
  • John Ryn, who arrived in Albany, NY in 1868

Ryn Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Gysbertus Ryn, who settled in Dallas Co. TX in 1901

Ryn Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • William Ryn, who settled in Ontario in 1871

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