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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. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    7. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
    9. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    10. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. 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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