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Vanhooser History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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Early Origins of the Vanhooser family

The surname Vanhooser 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.

Early History of the Vanhooser family

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Vanhooser 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.

Early Notables of the Vanhooser family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Vanhooser family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Barent Witten Hooft, who arrived in New Netherlands in 1662; with his wife and two children, Catharina Hooften, who came to Pennsylvania in 1738; Peter Hoeff, who arrived in New York city in 1866.

Contemporary Notables of the name Vanhooser (post 1700)

  • Kirstin Vanhooser, American actress, known for her work on Hicky: The Hillbilly Vampire (2014), Dream Realm Ent Tv (2014) and Selling Stupid (2016)
  • Ray Van Hooser, American politician, Democratic Member of the House of Representatives of Oklahoma
  • David Van Hooser, American Emmy Award winning director, probably best known as the creator of the thirty-six episode show The Steve Spots

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