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The distinguished surname Van Heerdt is Dutch in origin. It is derived from the Dutch word "heer," meaning "gentleman, lord" or "Mr." It is likely that this name was originally bestowed as a nickname on someone who behaved in an aristocratic manner.

Van Heerdt Early Origins



The surname Van Heerdt was first found in Holland, where the ancestral home of the Van Heerdt family is thought to be located. During the Middle Ages, the name was also found in Germany, under the High German variation "Herr." The Van Heerdt family was instrumental during its early years, contributing greatly to the development of the society of the Netherlands.

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Van Heerdt Spelling Variations


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Van Heerdt Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Heer, De Heer, Heere, Heeren, Heerdt, Van Heerdt, Van Heeren and many more.

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Van Heerdt Early History


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Van Heerdt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Van Heerdt research. Another 225 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1534, 1584, 1570, 1636, 1591, 1809 and 1841 are included under the topic Early Van Heerdt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Van Heerdt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Van Heerdt Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Van Heerdt 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 or some of its variants were: Johan Heer, who emigrated from Holland to New York in 1709 with his wife and their three children, Neeltje Heere, who came to Baltimore in 1847; Berend Janssen Heeren, who sailed from East Frisia to New York in 1855.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    4. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
    6. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    10. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
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    The Van Heerdt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Van Heerdt 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.

    This page was last modified on 27 June 2014 at 22:52.

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