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The distinguished German surname Vanschot is of three distinct origins. Firstly, the name Vanschot is derived from the German "Vanschot," meaning "Scotsman." In this instance, the name would have been originally borne by one of the many Scottish immigrants to Germany during the Middle Ages. The name Vanschot may also be derived from the Low German word "Vanschot," meaning "a floodgate or drain," and would therefore have been initially borne by someone living near a floodgate. Finally, the name may be derived from "Schotte," the name of a town located in Giessen; in this instance, the initial bearer would have been a resident of this town.

Vanschot Early Origins



The surname Vanschot was first found in Baden, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Vanschot Spelling Variations


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Vanschot Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: von Schott, Schott, Schotte, Schött, Schötte and many more.

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Vanschot Early History


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Vanschot Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vanschot research. Another 337 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1570, 1696, 1682, 1693, 1812, 1822, 1427, 1504, 1608 and 1666 are included under the topic Early Vanschot History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vanschot Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vanschot Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vanschot 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 or some of its variants were: a bearer of Schott, who was listed in 1782 among the German mercenaries who remained in North America after the American Revolution; Andreas Schott, who arrived at the port of Philadelphia in 1752.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    5. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    6. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    8. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    9. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Vanschot Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vanschot 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 July 2013 at 13:38.

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