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Vermeulen Early Origins



The surname Vermeulen 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 Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Vermeulen Spelling Variations


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Vermeulen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vermeulen, Vermoelen, Vermorel, Vermellen, Vermelle, Vermuyden and many more.

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Vermeulen Early History


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Vermeulen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vermeulen research. Another 286 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1768, 1844, and 1845 are included under the topic Early Vermeulen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vermeulen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vermeulen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Vermeulen 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:

Vermeulen Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Albert Theunissen Vermeulen, who settled in New Netherland in 1659
  • Albert Vermeulen, who came to New Netherland in 1659
  • Albert Theunissen Vermeulen, who landed in New York, NY in 1659

Vermeulen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Bruno Vermeulen, who arrived in Iowa in 1860
  • Nicholas Vermeulen, who settled in Detroit in 1869
  • Adriana Vermeulen, who settled in Detroit in 1869

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vermeulen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vermeulen (post 1700)



  • Willard B. VerMeulen, American Republican politician, Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1947-49; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1948 (alternate), 1952
  • Matthijs Vermeulen (1888-1967), Dutch composer
  • Chris Vermeulen (b. 1982), Australian Grand Prix motorcycle racer
  • Amy Vermeulen (b. 1983), Canadian female football forward
  • Mark Vermeulen (b. 1979), Zimbabwean cricketer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    7. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    8. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    9. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
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    The Vermeulen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vermeulen 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 8 May 2016 at 17:09.

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