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The name Fitzel is an Anglo-Norman surname, brought to Ireland during the invasions of the 13th century. It comes from a town in Surrey called Fitznell, which was named for a Norman landowner, Robert Fitznel.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Fitzelle, Fitzell, Fitzele, Fitzel, Fizzell and many more.
First found in Ulster (Irish: Ulaidh), where it occurs eleven times in the Antrim Hearth Money Rolls of 1669, along with a few more entries in neighboring counties.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fitzel research. Another 248 words (18 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fitzel History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Fitzel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thomas Fizzell, who settled in Maryland in 1658; Rebecca Fitzele and her family, who arrived in New York in 1851; John Fizzell, who was naturalized in Philadelphia in 1851.
The Fitzel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fitzel Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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