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Early Origins of the Vliet family


The surname Vliet 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 Vliet family


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Vliet Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Vliet, Vliert, Vliege, Vlied, Vlieck, Vlieger, Vlieghere and many more.

Early Notables of the Vliet family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Vliet family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Vliet Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • H. M. Van Vliet, who settled in Baltimore in 1847
  • Grietje Van Vliet, who settled in Baltimore in 1847
  • Gerritje Van Vliet, who arrived in Baltimore in 1847
  • Cornelius Van Vliet, who arrived in Baltimore in 1847
  • Hendrik Van Vliet, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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Contemporary Notables of the name Vliet (post 1700)


  • Otto F. Vliet, American politician, Mayor of Longmont, Colorado, 1949-57 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Nelson Vliet, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Warren County, 1867-69 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Phoebe Van Vliet, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1920 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Louis van Vliet (1868-1932), Dutch chess master
  • Arie van Vliet (1916-2001), Dutch gold and silver medalist racing cyclist at the 1936 Summer Olympics
  • Teun van Vliet (b. 1962), Dutch retired road bicycle racer
  • Petronella "Nel" van Vliet (1926-2006), Dutch two-time gold medalist breaststroke swimmer, inducted to the International Swimming Hall of Fame (1973)
  • Christopher "Chris" Van Vliet (b. 1983), Canadian television personality

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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