Arzt History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Origins Available: Austrian
The Arzt surname comes from the Middle High German word "arzet," which meant "a physician." It came into being as a family name in the 1300s, and was generally taken on not by full-time doctors, but by someone who practiced the healing arts.
Early Origins of the Arzt family
The surname Arzt was first found in Tyrol, where the name Arz 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. Over time, the family became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility.
Early History of the Arzt family
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Arzt Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Arz, Arzt, Arze, Arzz, Arzio, Arzze, Arzzio and others.
Early Notables of the Arzt family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Arzt family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Arzt Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Johann Jacob Arzt, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1751
- Johann Jacob Arzt, who settled in Philadelphia in 1751
Arzt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- David Arzt, who settled in Texas in 1854
- George William Arzt, who settled in Philadelphia in 1856
- Wilhelmine Arzt, who settled in Texas in 1860
- Wilhelmine Arzt, who arrived in Texas in 1860
Contemporary Notables of the name Arzt (post 1700)
- Lee Arzt, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1996 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
Arzt Family Crest Products
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