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Van Loon Early Origins



The surname Van Loon 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 South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. 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 Loon Spelling Variations


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Van Loon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Loon, Loone, Loones, Loons, Loonez, Loonz, de Loon, van Loon and many more.

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Van Loon Early History


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Van Loon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Van Loon research. Another 274 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1815 and 1822 are included under the topic Early Van Loon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Van Loon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Van Loon Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Van Loon 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 Loon Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Jan VanLoon, who arrived in New Netherland(s) in 1620-1664
  • Janneken VanLoon, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1652

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Contemporary Notables of the name Van Loon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Van Loon (post 1700)



  • Hendrik Willem Van Loon (1882-1944), Dutch-born, American popular historian

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Van Loon Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Tapper, Michael Ed. Immigrants to the Middle Colonies A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from The New York Genealogical Biographical Record. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    6. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    7. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. 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. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
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    The Van Loon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Van Loon 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 13 June 2014 at 06:42.

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