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Multiple Origins for the Surname Alt


German


Alt Early Origins



The surname Alt was first found in Basel, where the name became noted for its many branches with the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the family became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility.

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Alt Spelling Variations


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Alt Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Alt, Alte, Altte, Altt, Allte, Ault, Aulte, Aultt and many more.

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Alt Early History


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Alt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Alt research. Another 195 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1616, 1782, 1568, 1633, 1593, 1617 and 1782 are included under the topic Early Alt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Alt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Alt Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Alt Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Alt Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Martha Alt settled in Barbados with her servants in 1679

Alt Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johanes Alt, age 40 arrived in Philadelphia in 1738
  • Johanes Alt, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1738
  • Michael Alt, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Matheus Alt, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Matheas Alt landed in Philadelphia in 1754
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Alt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Alt, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1804
  • Margar Alt, aged 65, arrived in America in 1851
  • Margareta Alt, who landed in America in 1851
  • Maria Alt, aged 25, arrived in New York in 1854
  • Johann Alt, aged 19, arrived in New York in 1854
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Alt Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Fred Wilhelm Alt, who landed in Alabama in 1926
  • Guillermo Alt, who landed in Alabama in 1926

Alt Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Hichola Alt U.E., United Empire Loyalist who settled in Eastern District, Upper Canada c. 1783 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

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Contemporary Notables of the name Alt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Alt (post 1700)



  • Franz Leopold Alt (1910-2011), Austrian-born American mathematician, an early computer science pioneer, one of the founders of the Association for Computing Machinery
  • Robert J. Alt, American politician, Mayor of Elkton, Maryland, 1998-2002
  • Louis Alt, American Republican politician, Postmaster at St. Louis, Missouri, 1922-27 (acting, 1922)
  • Glenn Leslie Alt (1895-1971), American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Mayor of Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1945
  • George Alt (1886-1993), American Republican politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 60th District, 1935-38
  • Charles Alt, American Republican politician, Member of New York State Senate 10th District, 1909-10; Defeated, 1910
  • Carol Alt (b. 1960), American model and actress
  • Susanne Alt (b. 1978), German-born, Dutch jazz saxophone player
  • Albrecht Alt (1883-1956), German Protestant theologian
  • Franz Alt (1821-1914), Austrian landscape painter
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  3. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
  4. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  7. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  10. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
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The Alt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Alt 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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