Wynants History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Wynants family

The surname Wynants 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.

Early History of the Wynants family

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Wynants Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Wynants, Wynands, Wynant, Weinants, Weinant, Weinand, Wynhand, Weinhand, Wienant, Wienand, Wyanant, Wyenand and many more.

Early Notables of the Wynants family (pre 1700)

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Canada Wynants migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wynants Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mr. Cornelius Wynants U.E. who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick c. 1784 member of the Cape Ann Association [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Wynants (post 1700) +

  • Jan Wynants (d. 1684), Dutch landscape painter
  • Pierre Wynants (b. 1939), Belgian chef


  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X


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