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Vakenstein History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Vakenstein family


The surname Vakenstein 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.

Early History of the Vakenstein family


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Vakenstein Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Vakenstein family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Vakenstein family to the New World and Oceana


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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