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Vandervort Early Origins



The surname Vandervort 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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Vandervort Spelling Variations


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Vandervort Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Voorst, Voorstad, Voorsteegh, Voort, Vorst, Vorstell, Vorstern, Vorstman and many more.

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Vandervort Early History


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Vandervort Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vandervort research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1663, 1739, 1820, 1576, 1624, 1615 and 1690 are included under the topic Early Vandervort History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vandervort Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vandervort Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vandervort 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:

Vandervort Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Flora E. Vandervort, who came to Ontario in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vandervort (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vandervort (post 1700)



  • Paul Jeffrey Vandervort (b. 1985), American actor, and model
  • Jonah Vandervort, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1910
  • J. W. Vandervort, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1896
  • H. S. Vandervort, American Republican politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Monongalia County; Elected 1928
  • G. D. Vandervort, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1912

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    4. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    7. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    8. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    10. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
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    The Vandervort Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vandervort 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 09:39.

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