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Prins Genealogy and Prins Family History Information

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  • Abraham Aron Prins (1866 - 1944)
    Abraham Prins was a lawyer. He worked as a barrister and as a solicitor in Alkmaar and later in Amsterdam. From 1896 he was active in the Jewish Community as a member of the Central Committee of the ...
  • Abraham Maurits Prins (1937 - 1943)
  • Abraham Prins (1862 - 1884)
  • Abraham Isaac Prins (1801 - 1861)
  • Abraham Aron Prins (1768 - 1850)
    Abraham Aron Prins (1768-1850) was a Rabbi and scholar who ran the rabbinical seminary in Amsterdam for some 40 years

About the Prins surname

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Last name origins & meanings:

1. Dutch: from Middle Dutch prince ‘prince’, either an occupational name for someone in the service of a prince or a nickname for someone who behaved in a regal manner or who had won the title in some contest of skill.

2. Jewish (from the Netherlands): ornamental adoption of Dutch prins ‘prince’.

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There are various Prins families documented on Geni, mostly Dutch Jewish.

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There was a Prins family in Ceylon which is well documented in Genealogy of the Family of Prins of Ceylon, Journal of the Dutch Burgher Union of Ceylon, Vol XL, January 1950.

This Prins family in Ceylon is not yet well documented on Geni.