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Schoonhoven Surname Origin

(Origin Dutch) From the name of a town in South Holland, and signifies fine gardens or courts, from schoon, beautiful, and hof, plural, hoven, gardens or courts.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.




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'It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors.' -- Plutarch




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