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Walkenburg History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Walkenburg family


The surname Walkenburg 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 Walkenburg family


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Walkenburg Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Valkenburg, Valkenburch, Valkendaal, Valkenstein, Volkenburg and many more.

Early Notables of the Walkenburg family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Walkenburg family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Lambert Jochemse VanValkenburg, who settled in New Netherland sometime between 1620 and 1664; Lambert Van Valckenburg, who came to New York sometime between 1643 and 1645.

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