Show ContentsVan Deusen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Van Deusen name is a habitational surname, created from the name of the German town of Deusen, north of Dortmund, in North Rhine-Westphalia near the Dutch border.

Early Origins of the Van Deusen family

The surname Van Deusen was first found in Flanders.

Early History of the Van Deusen family

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Van Deusen Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Van Deusen, Van Deursen, Van Deuson, Van Dussenberg, Deusen, Deursen, Deuson and many more.

Early Notables of the Van Deusen family

From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included

  • Abraham Pietersen Van Deusen (c.1607- c.1670), a miller and a native of Deusen in Holland, who settled in New Amsterdam, where he was one of the Council of 12, the government of the Dutch colony
  • Handrick Van Dussenberg, brother of Abraham Van Deusen, who also came to America, where he was a master of the Masons in 1638

Van Deusen Ranking

In the United States, the name Van Deusen is the 10,403rd most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Van Deusen migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Van Deusen Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Abraham Pietersen VanDeusen, who landed in New York in 1630 [2]
  • Mattheus Abrahamse VanDeusen, who arrived in New York in 1656 [2]

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  2. 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) on Facebook