Voll History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Voll family

The surname Voll 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 Voll family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Voll research. Another 107 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1596, 1632, 1783, 1792, and 1809 are included under the topic Early Voll History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Voll Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Val, Valär, Valat, Valle, Valée, Vel, Velle, Vol, Voll, Vollard, Fall, Falla, Falle and many more.

Early Notables of the Voll family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Voll Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Voll migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Voll Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johan Jacob Voll, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754 [1]
Voll Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Henrietta Voll, aged 10, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1807 [1]
  • Sophy Eliz Voll, aged 2, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1807 [1]
  • Henrietta Voll, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1807
  • C Henry Voll, aged 17, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1807 [1]
  • Eliz Voll, aged 40, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1807 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Voll (post 1700) +

  • Daniel Voll, American award-winning journalist who has written for Esquire, Vanity Fair, and The New York Times
  • John James Voll (1922-1987), American officer in the United States Air Force and a World War II flying ace credited with 21 aerial victories
  • Frank J. Voll Sr., American politician, Supervisor of Oakland Township, Michigan, (1953-1955)
  • John J. Voll, American fighter pilot and flying ace in the U.S. Army Air Forces, during World War II, credited with 21 aerial victories
  • Jacqueline Voll (b. 1987), Dutch silver and bronze medalist figure skater
  • Christoph Voll (1897-1939), German sculptor and graphic artist associated with Expressionism

Bismarck
  • Rudolf Voll (1922-1941), German Matrosengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [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. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details


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