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Vandersteen Early Origins



The surname Vandersteen 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 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.

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Vandersteen Spelling Variations


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Vandersteen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Steen, Steene, Steenes, Steens, Sten, Stene, Stenes, Stens, Steenz, Steenez, Stein, Stien, van Steen, van der Steen, Steyn and many more.

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Vandersteen Early History


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Vandersteen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vandersteen research. Another 302 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1626, 1679, 1816, and 1846 are included under the topic Early Vandersteen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vandersteen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vandersteen Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vandersteen 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:

Vandersteen Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Vandersteen, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1774
  • Joanna Vandersteen, who came to Pennsylvania in 1774

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vandersteen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vandersteen (post 1700)



  • Eline Vandersteen (b. 1995), Belgian female artistic gymnast at the 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships
  • Willy Vandersteen (1913-1990), Belgian creator of comic books; he published more than 1, 000 comic albums, selling more than 200 million copies worldwide

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Vandersteen Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Vandersteen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vandersteen 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 8 August 2016 at 07:46.

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