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Van Gelder Early Origins



The surname Van Gelder 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 in Haarlem. 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.

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Van Gelder Spelling Variations


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Van Gelder Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gelder, van Gelder, Vangelder, Op-Gelder and many more.

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Van Gelder Early History


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Van Gelder Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Van Gelder research. Another 271 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1670 and 1673 are included under the topic Early Van Gelder History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Van Gelder Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Van Gelder Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Van Gelder Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Van Gelder Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Jan VanGelder, who arrived in New York in 1664 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Van Gelder (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Van Gelder (post 1700)



  • Rudy Van Gelder (b. 1924), American jazz recording engineer
  • Leslie Van Gelder (b. 1969), American archaeologist, writer, and educator, daughter of Richard George Van Gelder
  • Richard George Van Gelder (1928-1994), American mammalogist, Curator of Mammalogy for the American Museum of Natural History in New York
  • Lawrence Van Gelder, American journalist and journalism professor, brother of Richard Van Gelder
  • Gordon Van Gelder (b. 1966), American two-time Hugo Award winning science fiction editor, managing editor of The New York Review of Science Fiction from 1988 to 1993
  • Dora van Gelder Kunz (1904-1999), American writer, psychic, alternative healer and leader in the Theosophical Society in America
  • Yuri van Gelder (b. 1983), Dutch four-time gold medalist gymnast
  • Gerard Jan Henk van Gelder FBA (b. 1947), Dutch academic, Laudian Professor of Arabic at the University of Oxford from 1998 to 2012

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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)

Other References

  1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
  2. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
  3. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
  4. Swierenga, Robert P. Compiler Dutch Emigrant to the United State, South Africa, South America and Southeast Asia 1835-1880 An Alphabetical Listing by Househould Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, DE: Scholary Resources, 1983. Print.
  5. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
  6. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  7. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
  8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  9. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  10. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
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The Van Gelder Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Van Gelder Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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