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The surname Bertsch is a shortened form of the name Berthold.

Bertsch Early Origins



The surname Bertsch was first found in Bavaria, where the name Bertsch came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as branches of the house acquired estates in new locations which, combined with their great contributions to society, succeeded in elevating their social status.

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Bertsch Spelling Variations


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Bertsch Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bertsch, Bertsche, Bertche, Bertsh, Bertshe, Bersch, Bersche, Bartsch, Baertsch, Bartsche, Baertsche, Bartche, Baertche, Bartsh, Baertsh, Bartshe, Baertshe, Barsch, Baersch, Barsche, Baersche and many more.

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Bertsch Early History


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Bertsch Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bertsch research. Another 127 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bertsch History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bertsch Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bertsch Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bertsch 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:

Bertsch Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Bertsch, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Jacob Bertsch, who landed in America in 1749
  • Barnhart Bertsch, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Georg Bertsch, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Hans Georg Bertsch, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bertsch Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Caspar Bertsch, aged 25, arrived in Missouri in 1848
  • Withelmine Bertsch, aged 21, arrived in New York, NY in 1848
  • E Elis Bertsch, aged 25, arrived in America in 1854
  • Gg Peter Bertsch, aged 17, arrived in America in 1854
  • Philipp Bertsch arrived in St. Clair County, Illinois in 1860
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bertsch Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Theresia Bertsch, who landed in America in 1900
  • Joseph Bertsch, aged 4, landed in America in 1900
  • Katherine Bertsch, aged 2, arrived in America in 1900
  • Peter Bertsch, aged 3, landed in America in 1900
  • Adelhard Bertsch, aged 27, arrived in America in 1900

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bertsch (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bertsch (post 1700)



  • Morgan Bertsch, American child actor, known for her work in Kids React (2010), Sophie (2012) and Family First (2011)
  • Marguerite Bertsch (1889-1967), American screenwriter and film director
  • Mike Bertsch, American former ice hockey player and coach for Colorado College
  • Shane Thomas Bertsch (b. 1970), American professional PGA golfer
  • Georg-Christof Bertsch (b. 1959), German brand consultant and university lecturer
  • Matthias Bertsch (b. 1966), German-born Austrian musicologist, musician and professor at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna
  • George F Bertsch, Professor of Physics at the University of Washington

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    2. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    3. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    11. ...

    The Bertsch Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bertsch 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.

    This page was last modified on 19 January 2015 at 08:50.

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