Voet History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Voet family

The surname Voet 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 Voet family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Voet research. Another 117 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1822, 1647, 1713, 1639 and 1689 are included under the topic Early Voet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Voet Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Voet, Voeter, Voeth, Voerst, Foeyt, Voyt, Voyth and many more.

Early Notables of the Voet family (pre 1700)

Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Voet Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Voet migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Voet Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Antje and Pieter Van der Voet, who arrived in Baltimore in 1847
  • Antje VanDer Voet, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847 [1]
  • Pieter VanDer Voet, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Voet (post 1700) +

  • Judith Greenwald Voet (b. 1941), American professor, Emerita in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Swarthmore College
  • Donald Herman Voet (b. 1938), American associate professor of chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Johannes Eusebius Voet (1706-1788), Dutch physician, poet, illustrator, and entomologist
  • Johann Hendrick Voet, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]


  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. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, November 3) Johann Voet. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html


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