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The distinguished Dutch surname Swanpool is derived from "Swanepoel," the name of a village in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is likely that the first bearer of this name was a resident of this village.

Swanpool Early Origins



The surname Swanpool was first found in Holland, where the name originated. During the Middle Ages, it was a common practice to refer to a new resident of a village by the name of his hometown; thus, it is possible that the progenitor of the name was a native of the town of Swanpool who had settled in another region.

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Swanpool Spelling Variations


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Swanpool Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Swanepoel, Swanpool, Swaen, Swaenpoel and others.

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Swanpool Early History


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Swanpool Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Swanpool research. Another 93 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1712, 1654 and 1707 are included under the topic Early Swanpool History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Swanpool Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Swanpool Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Swanpool 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: Jan Swaen, who arrived in New Netherlands in 1663; as well as Juliana Swaenepoel, who arrived in America from Belgium, through Ellis Island in 1920.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    4. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
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    The Swanpool Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Swanpool 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 13 March 2014 at 16:02.

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