Bettinger History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Bettinger family

The surname Bettinger was first found in Germany. And, while a specific early location of this name could not be found, names ending in the suffix "-er," generally come from the Westphalia region, while names ending in "-gen" are usually from the Rhineland. By the late Middle Ages, bearers of the name were established in Luxemburg, where bearers of Bettingen were granted coats of arms. The variation of this name Bettin, was anciently found in Solothurn.

Early History of the Bettinger family

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Bettinger Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Bettinger, Bettingen, Betting and others.

Early Notables of the Bettinger family (pre 1700)

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United States Bettinger migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bettinger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Anita Christina Bettinger, who landed in America in 1709 [1]
  • Andreas Bettinger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750 [1]
  • Andreas Bettinger, who came from Wuertemberg to Pennsylvania with his family in 1750
  • Johan Martin Bettinger, who arrived at Philadelphia in 1753
  • Johan Martin Bettinger, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Bettinger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Peter Bettinger, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1850 [1]
  • Mrs. Bettinger, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]
  • Christopher F. Bettinger, whose naturalization was recorded in Pennsylvania in 1854

Contemporary Notables of the name Bettinger (post 1700) +

  • Walter W. Bettinger, American businessman, CEO of Charles Schwab Corporation in 2008
  • Stephen L. Bettinger (1924-2010), United States Air Force flying ace during the Korean War credited with five aerial victories
  • Eric P Bettinger, American Professor of Economics at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Richard Bettinger, American photo artist [2]
  • Franziskus von Bettinger (1850-1917), German Cardinal and Roman Catholic Archbishop of Munich from 1909 to 1917
  • Claude Bettinger (1942-1998), French-born, Canadian sculptor and stained glass artist

  • Karl Bettinger (1920-1941), German Matrosengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]

  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. ^ Richard Bettinger. (Retrieved 2011, June 8) Richard Bettinger. Retrieved from
  3. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from on Facebook
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