Van Egdom History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Van Egdom family
The surname Van Egdom 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 Egdom family
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Van Egdom Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Egmond, Egmonds, Egmonde, Egmondes, Eggmond, Egmmond, Egmonnd, Egmondd, Egmondde, Egmont, van Egmond, van der Egmond and many more.
Early Notables of the Van Egdom family (pre 1700)
From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included John III of Egmont (or Egmond) (1438-1516), the first Count of Egmont, Lord of Baer, Lathum, Hoogwoude, Aarstwoude, Purmerend, Purmerland and Ilpendam. His son George or Joris van Egmont...
Migration of the Van Egdom family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Cornelis Sergerse Egmont, who came to Albany, NY in 1643; Leopold Philip O William VanEgmond, who came to Philadelphia in 1819; John Dietrich C. Lewis VanEgmond, who settled in Philadelphia in 1819.