Bechtold History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Bechtold family

The surname Bechtold was first found in Hessen, where the family contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation. The earliest bearers of this name to be mentioned in ancient chronicles were Bechtold of Fulda in 1387, Bechtold Suleffel of Frankfurt in 1442, and Tibertius Bechtolf of Frankfurt in 1568. Bachtel is a mountain of the Zurich Upperland, Swiss Prealps in the canton of Zurich. Atop of the mountain is Bachtel Tower, a 60 m (200 ft) tall radio tower.

Early History of the Bechtold family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bechtold research. Another 200 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1829, 1840, 1810, 1795, 1856 and 1795 are included under the topic Early Bechtold History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bechtold Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Bechtold, Bechtolt, Bechtoldt, Becktolt, Beckholt, Beckholdt, Becktold, Becktoldt, Bechthold, Beckthold, Bechtholdt, Becktholdt, Bechtolf, Bechtolff, Bechetold, Becketold, Becketoldt, Bechtle, Bechtel and many more.

Early Notables of the Bechtold family (pre 1700)

Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bechtold Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Bechtold migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bechtold Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Hans Stephen Bechtold, who arrived in America in 1738 [1]
  • Kath Bechtold, who arrived in America in 1738 [1]
  • Maria Kath Bechtold, who arrived in America in 1738 [1]
  • Veit Bechtold, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1738 [1]
  • Zacharia Bechtold, who arrived in America in 1738 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Bechtold Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Bernhard Bechtold, who landed in Texas in 1845 [1]
  • Bernhard Bechtold, who settled in Texas in 1845
  • Ph Gotthar Bechtold, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1855 [1]
  • Fred W Bechtold, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1857 [1]
  • Herman Bechtold, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1878 [1]

Canada Bechtold migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bechtold Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
  • Michael Bechtold, aged 19, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902
  • Emil Bechtold, aged 18, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902

Contemporary Notables of the name Bechtold (post 1700) +

  • Charles Louis Bechtold (b. 1928), American chemical engineer
  • Mary C. O'M. Bechtold, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1944 [2]
  • Karl K. Bechtold (b. 1910), American Republican politician, Member of New York State Senate 46th District, 1939-42 [2]
  • Adolf Bechtold (b. 1926), German footballer


  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 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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