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Van Ruysch History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Van Ruysch family


The surname Van Ruysch 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 Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

Early History of the Van Ruysch family


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Van Ruysch Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Ruysch, Ruysche, Ruysches, Ruyschez, Ruyscch, Ruyschh, Ruyscchs, van Ruysch, Ruysh, Ruish and many more.

Early Notables of the Van Ruysch family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Van Ruysch family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Christian Bartels Ruysh, who arrived in New Netherland in 1660.

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