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The distinguished surname Vandehey is Dutch in origin. It is thought to be derived from the Belgian place name "Huy." This element combined with the characteristic Dutch prefix "van," meaning "from," would indicate "one who came from Huy."

Vandehey Early Origins



The surname Vandehey was first found in Holland, where the Vandehey family 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 South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. 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. The family name Vandehey held a family seat in Rotterdam.

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Vandehey Spelling Variations


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Vandehey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Van der Hey, Van Hay, Van Hey, Van Heye, van der Haye, Vandehey, Vanderhay, Vanderhey, Vanhoy, Vanhey and many more.

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Vandehey Early History


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Vandehey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vandehey research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vandehey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vandehey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vandehey Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Vandehey 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:

Vandehey Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Anton VandeHey, who setted in Wisconsin in 1864

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Vandehey Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    4. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    6. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    7. Swierenga, Robert P. Compiler Dutch Emigrant to the United State, South Africa, South America and Southeast Asia 1835-1880 An Alphabetical Listing by Househould Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, DE: Scholary Resources, 1983. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    10. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
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    The Vandehey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vandehey 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 29 April 2015 at 16:34.

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