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The Dutch Van Os surname is a habitational name taken on from a place called Oss, in North Brabant.

Van Os Early Origins



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.

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Van Os Spelling Variations


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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.

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Van Os Early History


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Van Os Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Van Os research. Another 280 words (20 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Van Os History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Van Os Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Van Os Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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 Os Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Aart VanOs, aged 47, landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847
  • Dirk VanOs, aged 17, arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847
  • Elisabeth VanOs, aged 36, landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847
  • Geertrui VanOs, aged 19, arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847
  • Morris VanOs, who arrived in Mississippi in 1873
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    7. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    8. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    9. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    10. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
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    The Van Os Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Van Os 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 1 August 2014 at 17:19.

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