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Waal Early Origins



The surname Waal was first found in Baden, where the name 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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Waal Spelling Variations


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Waal Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wall, Walle, Wal, Walls, Walles, Wals, Waal, Waall, Waals, Waalls, Whal and many more.

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Waal Early History


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Waal Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Waal research. Another 158 words (11 lines of text) covering the year 1827 is included under the topic Early Waal History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Waal Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Waal Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Waal 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:

Waal Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Kristoffel Waal, who landed in New York in 1709
  • Martin Waal, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1765

Waal Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Neeltje VanDer Waal, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847
  • M T Waal, aged 41, arrived in New York, NY in 1847
  • Jan VanDer Waal, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847
  • Klaasje VanDer Waal, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847
  • Aart VanDer Waal, who arrived in Iowa in 1855
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Waal Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • John De Waal, who landed in Alabama in 1918

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    4. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. 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).
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Waal Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Waal 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 23 September 2010 at 15:39.

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