Van Os History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The Dutch Van Os surname is a habitational name taken on from a place called Oss, in North Brabant.
Early Origins of the Van Os family
The surname Van Os 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 Os family
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Van Os Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Os, Ose, Oses, Oss, Oos, Oz, van Os, de Oz and many more.
Early Notables of the Van Os family (pre 1700)
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Van Os migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Van Os Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Aart VanOs, aged 47, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847 
- Dirk VanOs, aged 17, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847 
- Elisabeth VanOs, aged 36, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847 
- Geertrui VanOs, aged 19, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847 
- Morris VanOs, who arrived in Mississippi in 1873 
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- ^ 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)