Steinmetz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Steinmetz family

The surname Steinmetz was first found in Austria, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

Important Dates for the Steinmetz family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Steinmetz research. Another 127 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1689, 1750, 1762, 1763, 1796, and 1877 are included under the topic Early Steinmetz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Steinmetz Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Steinmez, Steinmetzen, Steinmetzel, Steinmetze, Steinmetzer, Steinmitz and many more.

Early Notables of the Steinmetz family (pre 1700)

During this period prominent bearers of the name Steinmetz were Johann Adam Steinmetz (1689-1762), German Lutheran theologian; Nicolas von Steinmetz, who came of a prominent Austrian branch of the family. He was the...
Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Steinmetz Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Steinmetz migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Steinmetz Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Caspar Steinmetz, who settled in New York City as early as 1648
  • Kaspar Steinmetz, who arrived in New York, NY in 1650 [1]
  • Johanna Steinmetz, who landed in America in 1688 [1]
Steinmetz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Joh Niclaus Steinmetz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1731 [1]
  • Johann Nicklaus Steinmetz, who settled in Philadelphia in 1731
  • Daniel Steinmetz, who settled in Philadelphia 1732
  • Daniel Steinmetz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732 [1]
  • Heinrich Steinmetz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1737 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Steinmetz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Christian Steinmetz, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1806 [1]
  • J H Steinmetz, aged 39, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1822 [1]
  • Andrew Steinmetz, aged 6, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1822 [1]
  • Cath Steinmetz, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849 [1]
  • Miss Steinmetz, who arrived in North America in 1846 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Steinmetz (post 1700)

  • Donald W. Steinmetz (b. 1924), American former member of the Wisconsin Supreme Court
  • Chris Steinmetz (b. 1966), American record producer and engineer
  • Christian Steinmetz (1882-1963), American collegiate basketball player
  • Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1865-1923), American engineer from Breslau, Silesia. He was a mathematical genius and had some 200 patents to his credit
  • William Steinmetz, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 6th District, 1988 [2]
  • W. D. Steinmetz, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1908 [2]
  • Shirley W. Steinmetz, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1996, 2000 [2]
  • Jacob Lieber Steinmetz, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1876; Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1877-78 [2]
  • Harry C. Steinmetz, American politician, Representative from California 23rd District, 1948 [2]
  • Frank J. Steinmetz, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Erie County 3rd District, 1925, 1927 [2]
  • ... (Another 9 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Steinmetz family

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  • Wilhelm Steinmetz (1909-1941), German Angestellter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]

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Citations

  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details
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