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Multiple Origins for the Surname Vanwormer


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Vanwormer Early Origins



The surname Vanwormer 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 Utrecht, a city and capital of the province of Utrecht. The ramparts of this ancient city were destroyed in 1830. The Domkerk(1254) is on the site of the original church of St.Willibrord in 720. In the crypt are the hearts of Conrad II(1039) and Henry V(1125) two German Emperors. The Museum is notable for its relics and artifacts. Its tumultuous history was strongly influenced by religious conflict. 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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Vanwormer Spelling Variations


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Vanwormer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wolters, Wolter, Woltters, Woolters, Wollters, Wolterz, Woltter, Wollterz, Walters, Walter, van Wolters, Woltars and many more.

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Vanwormer Early History


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Vanwormer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vanwormer research. Another 274 words (20 lines of text) covering the year 1846 is included under the topic Early Vanwormer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vanwormer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vanwormer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Vanwormer 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:

Vanwormer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alice L Van Wormer, aged 13, who landed in America from Mansfield, England, in 1907
  • Robert Clif Van Wormer, aged 14, who emigrated to America from Mansfield, England, in 1907
  • William H. Van Wormer, aged 29, who landed in America, in 1909
  • E. M. Van Wormer, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States, in 1909
  • Stanly Van Wormer, who landed in America, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vanwormer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vanwormer (post 1700)



  • Asa Van Wormer, American philanthropist, eponym of Van Wormer Library, University of Cincinnati
  • Steve Van Wormer (b. 1969), American actor and comedian
  • Jacob VanWormer, American politician, Mayor of Monroe, Michigan, 1878

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Vanwormer Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    2. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    5. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    11. ...

    The Vanwormer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vanwormer 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 9 January 2017 at 09:16.

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