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Vanzyl Early Origins



The surname Vanzyl 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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Vanzyl Spelling Variations


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Vanzyl Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Zyll, Zyl, Zeil, Ziel, Zyller, Zyllmann, Zillmann, Zylhoffer and many more.

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Vanzyl Early History


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Vanzyl Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vanzyl research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1630, 1589, 1661, 1607 and 1665 are included under the topic Early Vanzyl History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vanzyl Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vanzyl Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vanzyl 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:

Vanzyl Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Josef Vanzyl, aged 43, who emigrated to the United States from Faszo, in 1903
  • Rosie Vanzyl, aged 2, who landed in America, in 1910
  • Corrie Vanzyl, aged 3, who settled in America, in 1910

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vanzyl (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vanzyl (post 1700)



  • Gideon Brand van Zyl (1873-1956), British Governor General of South Africa (1946-1951)
  • Dr. Bert Van Zyl Ph.D., Research Professor, Physics & Astronomy Department University of Denver

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    3. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    4. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    7. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    10. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
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    The Vanzyl Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vanzyl 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 4 December 2014 at 02:47.

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