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Early Origins of the Van Der otter family


The surname Van Der otter 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 Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Early History of the Van Der otter family

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Early History of the Van Der otter family


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Van Der otter Spelling Variations

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Van Der otter Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Otter, Otters, Ottere, Otteres, Otterr, Otterrs, Oter, Oters, Ottar, van Ottar, de Otter and many more.

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Early Notables of the Van Der otter family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Van Der otter family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Van Der otter family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Van Der otter family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johannes George Oder, who settled in Philadelphia in 1733; Johan Henrich Otter, who came to Philadelphia in 1734; Johan Casspar Other, who settled in Philadelphia in 1740.

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