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Schouten Early Origins



The surname Schouten 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.

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Schouten Spelling Variations


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Schouten Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schouten, Schoutens, Schout, Schoute, Schouter, Schoutern, Schoutheete, Schoutten and many more.

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Schouten Early History


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Schouten Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schouten research. Another 203 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1640, 1733, 1792, 1728, 1567, 1625, 1616, 1600, 1644, 1622 and 1625 are included under the topic Early Schouten History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Schouten Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schouten Early Notables (pre 1700)



From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Willem Cornelisz Schouten (1567-1625), Dutch navigator who in 1616 successfully navigated round Cape Horn, named for his birthplace, the city of Hoorn, and...

Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Schouten 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:

Schouten Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J. Schouten, who settled in Providence, Rhode Island in 1804
  • A A Schouten, aged 62, arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847
  • A. Schouten, who came to America in 1865
  • Jan Schouten, who settled in America in 1865
  • Mrs. Schouten, who came to America in 1871
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Schouten Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Peter Schouten, who settled in Canada in 1824

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schouten (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schouten (post 1700)



  • John H. Schouten, American Republican politician, Candidate for Mayor of Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1934 ; Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 16th District, 1944
  • Herbert Schouten, American politician, Mayor of Keokuk, Iowa, 1951-54
  • Jaap Schouten (b. 1984), Dutch silver and bronze medalist rower at the 2007 and 2008 Rowing World Championships
  • Dirk Bernard Joseph "Dick" Schouten (b. 1923), Dutch economist, and Emeritus Professor General Economics and Economic History at Tilburg University
  • Bryan Schouten (b. 1994), Dutch Grand Prix motorcycle racer
  • C.J. "Carola" Schouten (b. 1977), Dutch politician, Member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands (2011-)
  • Raymond Schouten (b. 1985), Dutch former Grand Prix motorcycle racer, winner of the Dutch Superstock 600 series, in 2007
  • Henk Schouten (b. 1932), retired Dutch football midfielder
  • Jan Arnoldus Schouten (1883-1971), Dutch mathematician and Professor at the Delft University of Technology
  • Gerrit Schouten (1779-1839), Surinamese artist, famous for his dioramas

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. 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.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    8. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    10. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    11. ...

    The Schouten Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schouten 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 May 2016 at 19:40.

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