Early Origins of the Velan family
Westphalia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
Early History of the Velan family
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Velan Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Velen, Velden, Valen, Valence, Volen, Volder, Felin, Fehlin, Falen and many more.
Early Notables of the Velan family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Velan family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Valence, who came to Virginia in 1653; Thomas Velden, who arrived in New England in 1716; Thomas Valence, who arrived in America in 1756; Maria Elisabeth Velden, who settled in America in 1766.
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