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Vlack Early Origins



The surname Vlack 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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Vlack Spelling Variations


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Vlack Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vlak, Vlake, Vlaken, Vlack, Vlacker, Vlakveld, Vlach, Flach, Flack, Flake, Flachen and many more.

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Vlack Early History


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Vlack Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vlack research. Another 285 words (20 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vlack History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vlack Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vlack Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Vlack 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:

Vlack Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Josef Vlack, who arrived in New York, NY in 1882

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vlack (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vlack (post 1700)



  • Homer Van Vlack, American politician, Village President of Des Plaines, Illinois, 1883-84

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    9. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    11. ...

    The Vlack Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vlack 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 9 December 2015 at 09:55.

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