Origins Available: Dutch
Early Origins of the Vincens family
The surname Vincens 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.
Early History of the Vincens family
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Vincens Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Vinceler, Vincenius, Vincens, Fentzel, Fonceler and many more.
Early Notables of the Vincens family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Vincens family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Vincens Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Wilhelm Vincens, who settled in New York, NY in 1852
- Petrowski Vincens, who settled in New York, NY in 1872
Contemporary Notables of the name Vincens (post 1700)
- Jacques Marie Joseph Vincens, Overseas Administrator for France