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Early Origins of the Vlad family

The surname Vlad was first found in Westphalia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

Early History of the Vlad family

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Vlad Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Vlatten, Flatten, Latten, Flaten and others.

Early Notables of the Vlad family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Vlad family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Wm. Latten, who settled in Virginia in 1673; John Latten, who arrived in New York, NY in 1833; Ove Flaten, who arrived in Missouri in 1868; Andreas Flatten, who came to New York, NY in 1870.

Contemporary Notables of the name Vlad (post 1700)

  • Nicolae "Nicu" Vlad (b. 1963), Romanian six-time gold, nine-time silver medalist weightlifter, inducted into the International Weightlifting Federation Hall of Fame (2006)
  • Roman Vlad (1919-2013), Romanian-born, Italian composer, pianist, and musicologist
  • Vlad Zachary (b. 1965), former Bulgarian journalist
  • Vlad Wietrzyk, lecturer at the School of Computing and Information Technology, University of Western Sydney, Australia

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