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Spitler History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The surname Spitler is an occupational name for someone who was employed in a lodging house, derived from the Middle English word "spital" which is the same root of the more modern word "hospital."


Early Origins of the Spitler family


The surname Spitler was first found in Dumbartonshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, at Spittal in the parish of Kilmaron. Spittal is also said to be a kind of shelter built along roads in 16th and 17th century Scotland. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)

The variant Spittlehouse was by it's very nature an extension of the root name, but was much more common further south in England. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Harrison, Henry, Surnames of the United Kingdom: A Concise Etymological Dictionary Baltimore: Geneological Publishing Company, 2013. Print


Early History of the Spitler family


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Another 74 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1394, 1365, 1395, 1423, 1689, 1653, 1644, 1651, 1653 and 1654 are included under the topic Early Spitler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Spitler Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Spittal, Spittel, Spittle and others.

Early Notables of the Spitler family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the family at this time was John Spittlehouse ( fl. 1653), English pamphleteer who fought for the parliament against the king at Gainsborough and at the siege of Newark (1644) and remained in the army till after the battle of Worcester (1651.) "When Cromwell dissolved the Long parliament (20 April...
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Migration of the Spitler family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Spitler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Jacob Spitler, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Martin Spitler, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Matthias, Spitler Sr., who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • John Spitler, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1765 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Christoph Spitler, who landed in America in 1783 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Spitler (post 1700)


  • Clyde P. Spitler, American fighter pilot and flying ace in the U.S. Navy, during World War II, credited with 5 aerial victories
  • S. W. Spitler, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1924 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Raymond Spitler, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1964 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Merrill Spitler, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 10th District, 1942; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1944; Chair of New Madrid County Republican Party, 1949 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • H. Carl Spitler (b. 1892), American Republican politician, Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from Emmet District, 1961-62 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Emmett V. Spitler, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1940 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Downs C. Spitler, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1952 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  2. ^ Harrison, Henry, Surnames of the United Kingdom: A Concise Etymological Dictionary Baltimore: Geneological Publishing Company, 2013. Print
  3. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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