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Origins Available: Dutch, German

Where did the Dutch Vanderhorst family come from? What is the Dutch Vanderhorst family crest and coat of arms? When did the Vanderhorst family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Vanderhorst family history?

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Spelling variations of this family name include: Horst, Horste, Horstt, Horsst, Horrst, Hoorst, Hoorste, Horstes, Horsts, van Horst and many more.

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 Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. 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.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vanderhorst research. Another 237 words(17 lines of text) covering the years 1664, 1741 and 1844 are included under the topic Early Vanderhorst History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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More information is included under the topic Early Vanderhorst Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Vanderhorst Settlers in United States in the 17th Century


  • John Vanderhorst, who settled in South Carolina sometime between 1670 and 1694

Vanderhorst Settlers in United States in the 19th Century


  • Thomas Cooper Vanderhorst, who arrived in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1810
  • Hendrik VanderHorst, who arrived in New York, NY in 1854
  • Abraham Vanderhorst, who settled in 1854
  • Hendrik VanderHorst, aged 16, landed in New York, NY in 1854
  • Sara VanderHorst, aged 42, arrived in New York, NY in 1854


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  • Arnoldus Vander Horst (1748-1815), American politician, Governor of South Carolina


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  6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  8. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
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The Vanderhorst Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vanderhorst 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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