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Vancourt Early Origins



The surname Vancourt 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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Vancourt Spelling Variations


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Vancourt Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cock, Cocke, Cocks, Cockk, Cocck, Coock, Coccke, Coocks, Cockes, van Cock and many more.

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Vancourt Early History


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Vancourt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vancourt research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1676, 1510, 1480, 1527, 1505 and 1548 are included under the topic Early Vancourt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vancourt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vancourt Early Notables (pre 1700)



From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Hieronymus Cock (Kock) (1510-70), a Flemish painter and engraver in Antwerp; Jan Wellens de Cock...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vancourt 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 or some of its variants were: Gabriel Cock, who was in Delaware in 1693; Johan Cock, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1627; Frederich Cock, who arrived in Nova Scotia, Canada in 1757..

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    7. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    11. ...

    The Vancourt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vancourt 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 5 March 2014 at 09:26.

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