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The surname Vanderburgh comes from the Old High German word "berg," which means "mountain." The first bearers of the name no doubt came from a mountain or high ground. The name is often found with the preposition "Van den," which mean "from the." In a low-lying, flat country like the Netherlands any area of higher ground was quite prestigious and as such, this was a popular and prestigious surname.

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Spelling variations of this family name include: Van den Bergh, Van der Bergh, Van den Burgh and many more.

First found in Holland, where it is thought to have existed since the 15th century.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vanderburgh research. Another 53 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1587, 1660, 1618, 1687, 1664, 1755, 1709, 1748, 1799 and 1873 are included under the topic Early Vanderburgh History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Frederick Gysbertzen VanDenBergh and Gijsbert Cornelissen VanDenBergh, who both came to New York in 1664; Arent VanDenBergh, who came to New York in 1654.

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  • William H. Vanderburgh, American politician, Candidate for Justice of Minnesota State Supreme Court, 1930, 1934, 1936
  • Henry Vanderburgh, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1st District, 1918, 1920, 1922; Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from East Hartford, 1932
  • Charles E. Vanderburgh, American Republican politician, Justice of Minnesota State Supreme Court, 1882-93; Defeated, 1892


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  1. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
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  6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  7. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
  8. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  9. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  10. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
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The Vanderburgh Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vanderburgh 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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