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Velsen Early Origins



The surname Velsen 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 South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. 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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Velsen Spelling Variations


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Velsen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Valensius, Valencay, Valence, Valencia, Valensart, Valentinus, Valentini, Velsen, Falencius, Falencia and many more.

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Velsen Early History


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Velsen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Velsen research. Another 217 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1627, 1743, 1597 and 1656 are included under the topic Early Velsen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Velsen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Velsen Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Velsen 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: Thomas Valence, who came to America in 1756; Jose Valencia, who came to New Orleans in 1837; Antonio Valencia, who came to San Francisco in 1851; Ulisse Valentini, who arrived in Montana in 1910.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    7. Swierenga, Robert P. Compiler Dutch Emigrant to the United State, South Africa, South America and Southeast Asia 1835-1880 An Alphabetical Listing by Househould Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, DE: Scholary Resources, 1983. Print.
    8. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    9. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
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    The Velsen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Velsen 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 30 July 2013 at 14:36.

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