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Origins Available: Belgium, Dutch
The surname Van Tassel was first found in Belgium, 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 Hainault, a province in Belgium, based on the ancient county of Hainaut. Within this province the notable towns are Mons, the capital city, Charleroi, Tournai, Soignies and Thuin. 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.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Tasse, Taisse, Tasset, Tassin, Tasson, Tassot, Tassard, Tassart, Tassier, Tassaert, Tassiť and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Van Tassel research. Another 135 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1811, 1697 and 1777 are included under the topic Early Van Tassel History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Van Tassel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Simon Tassin, who settled in Canada in 1642; Yvon Tassin, who arrived in Louisiana in 1720; Antoine Tassart, who immigrated to New York in 1798; and Charles Tasse, who came to Philadelphia in 1845..
The Van Tassel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Van Tassel 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.
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