Barz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Barz family
The surname Barz was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Brabant, an ancient duchy from 1190 onward. Within the province Brussels and Louvain are the major cities and the smaller Clabecq, Tubize and Wavre towns. Other towns include Vilvorde, Tirlemont and Hal. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.
Early History of the Barz family
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Barz Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Bartz, Bartzz, Barttz, Barrtz, Barts, Bartez and many more.
Early Notables of the Barz family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Barz family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Barz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Carl Friedr Barz, who arrived in New York, NY in 1866
- Caroline Barz, who arrived in New York, NY in 1869
Contemporary Notables of the name Barz (post 1700)
- Diane MacDonald Barz (1943-2014), American jurist, the first woman to serve as a member of the Montana Supreme Court (1989-1990)
- Mike Barz (b. 1970), born Michael Barszcz, an American weekday morning news anchor at WFOX-TV and WJAX-TV
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