Early Origins of the Van Der hoef family
The surname Van Der hoef 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 North Holland, a province of the Netherlands
. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. 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.
Early History of the Van Der hoef family
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Van Der hoef Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Hoeff, van der Hoeff, Hoef, van der Hoef, Hoeft, Hoft, Hovet, Hövet, Höft, Hooft, van den Hooft, vandenHoft, vanderHoft, vanderHoeff, vandenHoeff, vanHoof, vanHooff, de Hooft and many more.
Early Notables of the Van Der hoef family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Van Der hoef family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Barent Witten Hooft, who arrived in New Netherlands
in 1662; with his wife and two children, Catharina Hooften, who came to Pennsylvania in 1738; Peter Hoeff, who arrived in New York city in 1866.
Contemporary Notables of the name Van Der hoef (post 1700)
- Larry Neil Vanderhoef (1941-2015), American biochemist, and academic, 5th Chancellor of University of California, Davis (1994-2009)
- C. Scott Vanderhoef, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 2002 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html