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The Vandenbrink surname is of topographic origin, deriving from the Middle Low German word "brinc," which referred to a raised meadow among the low-lying marshlands. No doubt the first bearers of this name lived or worked on a such a piece of land.

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The surname Vandenbrink was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in 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. One early record is of a Johann Brinkeman, resident of Barth, Pomerania in the year 1334.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Brinkerhoff, Brinckerhoff, Brinkahoff, Brinkirhoff, Brinker, Brinkman, Brinckman, Brinck, van den Brinck, Vane ten Brinck, Van den Brink, Brink, Brinks and many more.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vandenbrink research. Another 256 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1841 and 1892 are included under the topic Early Vandenbrink History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Vandenbrink Settlers in United States in the 19th Century


  • Chrisje VanDenBrink, aged 18, arrived in New York, NY in 1846
  • Wouter VanDenBrink, aged 36, landed in New York, NY in 1846
  • Joh VandenBrink, aged 29, arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847

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  10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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