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Valkenburg Early Origins



The surname Valkenburg 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 South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Valkenburg Spelling Variations


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Valkenburg Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Valkenburg, Valkenburch, Valkendaal, Valkenstein, Volkenburg and many more.

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Valkenburg Early History


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Valkenburg Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Valkenburg research. Another 209 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1693, 1773, 1778, 1872, 1675 and 1721 are included under the topic Early Valkenburg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Valkenburg Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Valkenburg Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Valkenburg Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Maria Elisabetha Valkenburg, who settled in New York in 1710
  • Johan Felden Valkenburg, who arrived in New York in 1710
  • Maria Elisabetha Becker Valkenburg, who settled in New York in 1710

Valkenburg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J Valkenburg, who landed in Iowa in 1867 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Johanna Valkenburg, who arrived in America in 1870
  • Lena Valkenburg, who arrived in America in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Valkenburg (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Valkenburg (post 1700)



  • Edwin P. Valkenburg, American politician, Mayor of Middletown, New York, 1933
  • Ruth Van Valkenburg (b. 1897), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1944, 1948 (alternate)
  • Anne Van Valkenburg, American Republican politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Waterbury, 1948
  • Diane Valkenburg (b. 1984), Dutch, gold medal winning speed skater

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  2. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  3. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  4. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
  5. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
  6. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
  7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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The Valkenburg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Valkenburg 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 10 December 2015 at 10:32.

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