Early Origins of the Vlach family
The surname Vlach 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 Vlach family
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Vlach Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Vlak, Vlake, Vlaken, Vlack, Vlacker, Vlakveld, Vlach, Flach, Flack, Flake, Flachen and many more.
Early Notables of the Vlach family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Vlach family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Vlach Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Antonie Vlach, who settled in Chicago in 1868
- Frantiska Vlach, who settled in New York in 1879
- Anton Vlach, who settled in New York, NY in 1883
- Barbara Vlach, who arrived in New York, NY in 1884
- Ferdinand Vlach, who arrived in New York, NY in 1885
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Contemporary Notables of the name Vlach (post 1700)
- Adolph Vlach, American politician, Independent Candidate for Wisconsin State Assembly 34th District, 1974 CITATION[CLOSE]
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- Karel Vlach (1911-1986), Czech dance orchestra conductor and arranger
- Miroslav Vlach (1935-2001), Czech bronze medalist ice hockey player at the 1964 Winter Olympic