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Vancuren Early Origins



The surname Vancuren 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 Brabant, an ancient duchy from 1190 onward. Within the province Brussels and Louvain are the major cities and the smaller Clabecq, Tubize and Wavre towns. Other towns include Vilvorde, Tirlemont and Hal. 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. Originally Clerx French from Paris this family name settled in Brabant about the 15th century where they held a family seat at Belletanche and Waroux in Limburg and Liege.

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Vancuren Spelling Variations


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Vancuren Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Clerx, Clerex, Cuerens, vanCuren, van Curon, Curen and many more.

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Vancuren Early History


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Vancuren Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vancuren research. Another 210 words (15 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vancuren History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vancuren Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vancuren Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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: Martha Curen, who came to Maryland in 1676; Math Curen, who settled in Barbados in 1679; M. Curon, who came to New York, NY in 1821; and Hugh Curen, who settled in New York in 1857..

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    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
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    The Vancuren Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vancuren 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 20 November 2012 at 18:52.

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