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The surname Gietl was first found in Bavaria, where the name Gietl was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Gietl, Giesl, Gittel, Gittelde, Gotel, Goten, Göttl, Göttlich, Keitl, Keitel, Kitel and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gietl research. Another 188 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1818, 1863, and 1866 are included under the topic Early Gietl History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
More information is included under the topic Early Gietl Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henry Gittleman, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1761; Conrod Gottl, who came to Baltimore in 1833; Adolph Keitel, who came to Baltimore in 1833; Dorothea Keitel, who settled in New York, NY in 1856.
The Gietl Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gietl 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.
This page was last modified on 23 September 2010 at 15:39.