Van Egmond History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Van Egmond family

The surname Van Egmond 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 Egmond family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Van Egmond research. Another 140 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1486, 1705, 1635, 1438, 1516, 1504, 1559, 1534, 1559, 1509, 1548, 1540, 1548, 1601 and 1674 are included under the topic Early Van Egmond History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Van Egmond 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 Egmond 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...
Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Van Egmond Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Van Egmond migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Van Egmond Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Leopold Philip O William VanEgmond, who settled in Philadelphia in 1819
  • John Dietrich C. Lewis VanEgmond, who settled in Philadelphia in 1819
  • John Charles F. M. Edward VanEgmond, who settled in Philadelphia in 1819
  • Anthony Jacob W. Gysbest VanEgmond, who settled in Philadelphia in 1819
  • Frederik Hendrik Vanegmond, who arrived in 1861

Canada Van Egmond migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Van Egmond Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Anthony Van Egmond,(1778-1838) Dutch soldier who immigrated to Oxford Township East, in Upper Canada in 1828, he became one of the first settlers and business people in the Huron Tract, Ontario Canada and was involved in the Battle of Montgomery's Tavern in the Upper Canada Rebellion
  • Edward M. VanEgmond, who settled in Canada in 1841
  • Constant Louis VanEgmond, who settled in Canada in 1841
  • Constant Louis VanEgmond, who landed in Canada in 1841
  • Edward M VanEgmond, who arrived in Canada in 1841

Contemporary Notables of the name Van Egmond (post 1700) +

  • Tim Van Egmond (b. 1969), American Major League Baseball pitcher who played with the Boston Red Sox (1994–1995) and the Milwaukee Brewers in 1996
  • Max van Egmond (b. 1936), Dutch bass and baritone singer
  • Jacobus van Egmond (1908-1969), Dutch racing gold medalist cyclist who competed at the 1932 Summer Olympics
  • Annet van Egmond (b. 1964), Dutch designer, founder, an owner and the Art Director of the design label “Brand van Egmond”
  • William Gysbert Van Egmond (1883-1949), Canadian architect who co-founded Storey and Van Egmond, an architectural partnership in Regina, Saskatchewan
  • Gary van Egmond (b. 1965), Australian former football player and manager of Newcastle Jets in the A-League
  • Emily Louise van Egmond (b. 1993), Australian football player


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