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Van Ryn Early Origins



The surname Van Ryn 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.

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Van Ryn Spelling Variations


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Van Ryn Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: van Rijn, van Ryne, van Rhyn, van Ryn, Rijn, Rhyn, Ryn, Rym, Ryne, van der Rijn, de Rijn, van Rym and many more.

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Van Ryn Early History


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Van Ryn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Van Ryn research. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1655, 1720 and 1606 are included under the topic Early Van Ryn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Van Ryn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Van Ryn Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Van Ryn 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 Ryn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John George VanRyn, who came to Allegheny Co. Pennsylvania in 1851
  • John George VanRyn, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1851
  • Harvey VanRyn, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1871
  • Harvey VanRyn, who came to Allegheny Co. Pennsylvania in 1871

Van Ryn Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Gysbertus VanRyn, who settled in Dallas Co. TX in 1901

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. 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).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    11. ...

    The Van Ryn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Van Ryn 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 25 February 2014 at 11:59.

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