Early Origins of the Van Schagen family
The surname Van Schagen 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 Schagen family
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Van Schagen Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Schagen, Schaagen, Schaggen, Schaagene, Schaggens, Schaagens, Schaggenn, Schaaggen, Schaagenes, van Schagen, Scagen and many more.
Early Notables of the Van Schagen family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Van Schagen family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Van Schagen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Willem Vanschagen, who arrived in America in 1873