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Volen Early Origins



The surname Volen 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.

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Volen Spelling Variations


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Volen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Velen, Velden, Valen, Valence, Volen, Volder, Felin, Fehlin, Falen and many more.

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Volen Early History


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Volen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Volen research. Another 181 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1641 and 1847 are included under the topic Early Volen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Volen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Volen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Volen 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 or some of its variants were: William Valence, who came to Virginia in 1653; Thomas Velden, who arrived in New England in 1716; Thomas Valence, who arrived in America in 1756; Maria Elisabeth Velden, who settled in America in 1766.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    4. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Volen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Volen 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 16 July 2013 at 15:24.

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