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Origins Available: Dutch, German


The roots of the Vorderstrasse surname are unclear; however, there is a small town called Vorden in Gelderland, Holland; it is famous due to its eight castles.

Vorderstrasse Early Origins



The surname Vorderstrasse 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 Utrecht, a city and capital of the province of Utrecht. The ramparts of this ancient city were destroyed in 1830. The Domkerk(1254) is on the site of the original church of St.Willibrord in 720. In the crypt are the hearts of Conrad II(1039) and Henry V(1125) two German Emperors. The Museum is notable for its relics and artifacts. Its tumultuous history was strongly influenced by religious conflict. 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.

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Vorderstrasse Spelling Variations


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Vorderstrasse Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vorden, Forden, van Vorden, Voorduin, Van Doorn, Van Forden, Van Doorne, Van Foorden, Doorn, Doorne and many more.

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Vorderstrasse Early History


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Vorderstrasse Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vorderstrasse research. Another 319 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1829 and 1880 are included under the topic Early Vorderstrasse History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vorderstrasse Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vorderstrasse Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Vorderstrasse Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • A. M. Luise Charlotte Vorderstrasse, who arrived in North America in 1881
  • Carl Ludwig Heinr Vorderstrasse, who emigrated from Austria to Nebraska in 1884
  • Carl Fr. Vorderstrasse, who settled in North America in 1889
  • Carl Heinr Vorderstrasse, who arrived in North America in 1889

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    3. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    6. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    7. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    8. Swierenga, Robert P. Compiler Dutch Emigrant to the United State, South Africa, South America and Southeast Asia 1835-1880 An Alphabetical Listing by Househould Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, DE: Scholary Resources, 1983. Print.
    9. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
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    The Vorderstrasse Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vorderstrasse 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.

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