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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. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    9. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    10. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. 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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