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Vorce Early Origins



The surname Vorce was first found in Bavaria, where the name Vorchtel was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Vorce Spelling Variations


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Vorce Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vorchtel, Vörchtel, Vorchdorfer, Vocktel, Vockel, Vechtel, Vechten, Förchtl, Virgil, Virtual, Virchel and many more.

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Vorce Early History


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Vorce Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vorce research. Another 239 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1749 and 1783 are included under the topic Early Vorce History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vorce Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vorce Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Vorce 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 were:

Vorce Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Abner Vorce, who arrived in Ontario in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vorce (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vorce (post 1700)



  • Fred J. Vorce, American Republican politician, Supervisor of Van Buren Township, Michigan; Elected 1923, 1926
  • Bertha S. Vorce, American Republican politician, Supervisor of Van Buren Township, Michigan; Elected 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    2. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    3. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    4. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    5. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    6. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Vorce Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vorce 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 9 October 2015 at 10:39.

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