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The surname Van Der bergh comes from the Old High German word "berg," which means "mountain." The first bearers of the name no doubt came from a mountain or high ground. The name is often found with the preposition "Van den," which mean "from the." In a low-lying, flat country like the Netherlands any area of higher ground was quite prestigious and as such, this was a popular and prestigious surname.

Van Der bergh Early Origins



The surname Van Der bergh was first found in Holland, where it is thought to have existed since the 15th century.

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Van Der bergh Spelling Variations


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Van Der bergh Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Van den Bergh, Van der Bergh, Van den Burgh and many more.

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Van Der bergh Early History


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Van Der bergh Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Van Der bergh research. Another 53 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1587, 1660, 1618, 1687, 1664, 1755, 1709, 1748, 1799 and 1873 are included under the topic Early Van Der bergh History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Van Der bergh Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Van Der bergh Early Notables (pre 1700)



From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included the counts Van den Berghs, beginning in the 16th century; Jan van den Bergh (1587-1660), a Dutch Golden Age painter; Matthias Jansz. van den Bergh (1618-1687), a Dutch...

Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Van Der bergh 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: Frederick Gysbertzen VanDenBergh and Gijsbert Cornelissen VanDenBergh, who both came to New York in 1664; Arent VanDenBergh, who came to New York in 1654.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Van Der bergh (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Van Der bergh (post 1700)



  • olympic.org/content/olympic-athletes/generic-athlete-page/?athleteid=58637">Solko Van Der Bergh (1854-1916), Dutch Olympian who won bronze for shooting at the 1900 Summer Games

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    3. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    4. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    6. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    9. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    10. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
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    The Van Der bergh Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Van Der bergh 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 23 April 2014 at 09:44.

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