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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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Vanleeuwen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J VanLeeuwen, aged 21, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • L VanLeeuwen, aged 35, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • C VanLeeuwen, aged 13, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Johannes Hen VanLeeuwen, aged 29, who landed in New York, NY in 1848 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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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Vanleeuwen Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  3. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
  4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  5. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
  6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  10. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
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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.

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