Origins Available: Belgium
Early Origins of the Schout family
The surname Schout was first found in Belgium, 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 East Flanders
, a province in Belgium. Within this province the notable towns are Ghent, the capital city, St Nicolas, Alost, Termonde and Oudenarde. 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 Schout family
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Schout Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Schoot, van Schoote, Schout, Schoute, Schüt, Schoote, Schoete, Schoet, Schut, van Shoot, van Schoot, van Schute and many more.
Early Notables of the Schout family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Schout family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Schout Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Anna Elisabetha Schout, who arrived in New York, NY in 1711
Schout Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Gertrui Schout, who settled in New York, NY in 1847
- Gertrui Schout, aged 20, who landed in New York, NY in 1847 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- Willem Schout, who settled in America in 1857