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Van Meulen Early Origins



The surname Van Meulen 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.

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Van Meulen Spelling Variations


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Van Meulen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Meulen, Meulene, Meullenes, Meulenes, Meulenn, Meulenne, Meulens, de Meulen, van Meulen and many more.

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Van Meulen Early History


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Van Meulen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Van Meulen research. Another 193 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1767, 1543, 1568, 1632, 1690, 1633, 1722, 1698 and 1730 are included under the topic Early Van Meulen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Van Meulen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Van Meulen Early Notables (pre 1700)



From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Steven van der Meulen (c.1543-1568), Dutch painter, who worked in England; Adam Frans van der Meulen (1632-1690), Flemish painter...

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Van Meulen 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 Meulen Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Geertruyt VanMeulen, who came to New Netherland in 1659
  • Geertruyt VanMeulen, who arrived in New Netherland(s) in 1659

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Van Meulen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Van Meulen 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 28 November 2013 at 09:57.

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