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Definition: Originally Van de Bylt, from Die Byltye, a nickname given to ship-carpenters in Holland. From the Dutch "Byltye," meaning a little hatchet or bill.

Surname Origin: Dutch

Alternate Surname Spellings: VANDERBYLT

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A History & Genealogy of the Vanderbilt Family in America
Learn more about the wealthy Vanderbilt family of New York, including a brief family tree.

VANDERBILT Family Genealogy Forum
Free message board is focused on descendants of VANDERBILT ancestors around the world.

FamilySearch - VANDERBILT Genealogy
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VANDERBILT Surname Mailing List
Free mailing list for researchers of the Vanderbilt surname and its variations includes subscription details and a searchable archives of past messages.

Surname Finder - VANDERBILT Genealogy & Family Resources
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Cousin Connect - VANDERBILT Genealogy Queries
Read or post genealogy queries for the surname VANDERBILT, and sign up for free notification when new Vanderbilt queries are added.

DistantCousin.com - VANDERBILT Genealogy & Family History
Free databases and genealogy links for the last name VANDERBILT.

MyCinnamonToast.com - VANDERBILT Genealogy in All Regions
Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the VANDERBILT surname.

References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.


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