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Vanleeuwen Early Origins



The surname Vanleeuwen 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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Vanleeuwen Spelling Variations


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Vanleeuwen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Leeuw, Leeuwe, Leeuwes, Leeuws, Leeuwez, Leeuwz, Leuwe, Leuwes, de Leeuw and many more.

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Vanleeuwen Early History


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Vanleeuwen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vanleeuwen research. Another 272 words (19 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vanleeuwen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vanleeuwen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vanleeuwen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Vanleeuwen 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:

Vanleeuwen Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Cornelis Jacobsz VanLeeuwen, who arrived in New York, NY in 1660

Vanleeuwen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J VanLeeuwen, aged 21, landed in New Orleans, La in 1847
  • L VanLeeuwen, aged 35, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1847
  • C VanLeeuwen, aged 13, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1847
  • Johannes Hen VanLeeuwen, aged 29, landed in New York, NY in 1848

Vanleeuwen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Johanna M VanLeeuwen, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Amsterdam, Holland, in 1912
  • Marinus VanLeeuwen, aged 22, who landed in America, in 1919
  • Adrian Vanleeuwen, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States, in 1922
  • Martha Vanleeuwen, aged 33, who emigrated to America from Sassenheim, Holland, in 1923
  • Joannes Vanleeuwen, aged 41, who settled in America from Saseuheim, Holland, in 1924

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vanleeuwen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vanleeuwen (post 1700)



  • Liz VanLeeuwen, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oregon 4th District, 2002
  • Martin vanLeeuwen (b. 1981), Dutch footballer
  • Laura vanLeeuwen (b. 1986), Dutch gymnast
  • Abraham "Bram" vanLeeuwen (1918-2001), Dutch businessman and high-profile millionaire
  • Arthur Docters vanLeeuwen (b. 1945), Dutch politician, jurist and civil servant

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    2. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    9. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
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    The Vanleeuwen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vanleeuwen 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 October 2015 at 11:31.

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