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Vrachien Early Origins



The surname Vrachien 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 North Brabant, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Eindhoven, Helmund and Tilburg. Historically one province, it is now North and South, the north being a part of Holland. 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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Vrachien Spelling Variations


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Vrachien Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fracken, Vrecken, Francken, Vrechem, Vrachien, Vrancken, Frecken and many more.

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Vrachien Early History


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Vrachien Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vrachien research. Another 253 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1540, 1610, 1542, 1616 and 1825 are included under the topic Early Vrachien History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vrachien Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vrachien Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Vrachien 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: Arent Francken, who arrived in New Netherlands (New York) in 1659; Hermann Albrecht von Francken, a German mercenary in Canada in 1777; Johan Mathias Fracken, who was naturalized in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in 1830.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    2. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    3. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    4. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    8. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    9. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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    The Vrachien Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vrachien 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 25 November 2014 at 16:29.

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