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Vanderhoof Early Origins



The surname Vanderhoof 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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Vanderhoof Spelling Variations


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Vanderhoof Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Hoeff, van der Hoeff, Hoef, van der Hoef, Hoeft, Hoft, Hovet, Hövet, Höft, Hooft, van den Hooft, vandenHoft, vanderHoft, vanderHoeff, vandenHoeff, vanHoof, vanHooff, de Hooft and many more.

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Vanderhoof Early History


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Vanderhoof Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vanderhoof research. Another 193 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1815 and 1816 are included under the topic Early Vanderhoof History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vanderhoof Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vanderhoof Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Vanderhoof 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:

Vanderhoof Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mrs. Vanderhoof, aged 36, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894

Vanderhoof Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Nelson B. Vanderhoof, aged 29, who settled in America, in 1907
  • William B. Vanderhoof, who landed in America, in 1908
  • William Vanderhoof, aged 54, who emigrated to the United States, in 1910
  • Abby Vanderhoof, aged 59, who landed in America, in 1910
  • Charles Vanderhoof, aged 36, who emigrated to the United States, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vanderhoof (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vanderhoof (post 1700)



  • John David Vanderhoof (b. 1922), American politician, 37th Governor of Colorado
  • Kurdt Vanderhoof (b. 1961), American guitarist
  • John David Vanderhoof (1922-2013), American Republican politician, Member of Colorado State House of Representatives, 1951-70; Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, 1971-73; Governor of Colorado, 1973-75

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    2. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    8. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    9. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Vanderhoof Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vanderhoof 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 2 February 2016 at 09:32.

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