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Velan Early Origins



The surname Velan was first found in 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.

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Velan Spelling Variations


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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.

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Velan Early History


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Velan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Velan research. Another 181 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1641 and 1847 are included under the topic Early Velan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Velan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Velan Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Velan 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: 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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    5. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    6. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Velan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Velan 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 16 July 2013 at 15:24.

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