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Vachenstain Early Origins



The surname Vachenstain was first found in Bavaria, where the name Vachenstein was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Vachenstain Spelling Variations


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Vachenstain Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vachenstein, Vachen, Vacheres, Vechten, Vochem, Fechen and many more.

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Vachenstain Early History


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Vachenstain Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vachenstain research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1665 and 1522 are included under the topic Early Vachenstain History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vachenstain Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vachenstain Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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: Simon Faucher, who settled in Virginia in 1700; Michael Vachen, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743; Frederick H. Faucher, who arrived in New York in 1832.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    3. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    5. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    6. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    7. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    8. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    9. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    10. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
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    The Vachenstain Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vachenstain 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 27 March 2014 at 09:24.

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