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Vakenstein Early Origins



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.

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Vakenstein Spelling Variations


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Vakenstein Spelling Variations



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

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Vakenstein Early History


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Vakenstein Early History



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

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Vakenstein Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vakenstein Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Vakenstein 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: 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. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    2. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    6. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. 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. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
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    The Vakenstein Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vakenstein 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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