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Betz Early Origins



The surname Betz was first found in Bavaria, where the name Betz.was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Betz Spelling Variations


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Betz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Betz, Betze, Betzer, Betzen, Betzenstein, Betzhold, Betzler, Petz, Beitz and many more.

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Betz Early History


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Betz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Betz research. Another 168 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1603, 1677, 1733, and 1811 are included under the topic Early Betz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Betz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Betz Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Betz 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:

Betz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Anna Maria Betz, who landed in New York, NY in 1709
  • Melchior Betz, who landed in America in 1738
  • Johan Wilhelm Betz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1740
  • Hans Georg Betz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1748
  • Matheas Betz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1748
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Betz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J J Betz, aged 19, landed in Pennsylvania in 1804
  • Henry Betz, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1834
  • Adam Betz, who settled in New York in 1839
  • Jacob Betz, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1841
  • Frederick Betz, who landed in New York in 1844
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Betz Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Emilie Betz, aged 15, landed in New York, NY in 1912
  • Helena Betz, aged 3, landed in New York, NY in 1912
  • Jakob Betz, aged 36, landed in New York, NY in 1912
  • Pauline Betz, aged 31, arrived in New York, NY in 1912

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Contemporary Notables of the name Betz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Betz (post 1700)



  • Claire Smith Betz (1921-2014), American part owner of the Philadelphia Phillies baseball team
  • Matthew Betz (1881-1938), American film actor who appeared in 125 films
  • Pauline May Betz (b. 1919), American tennis player, inducted in the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1965
  • Carl Betz (1920-1978), American actor, best known for the role of Dr. Alex Stone on The Donna Reed Show
  • Peter Betz (1949-1988), Philadelphia Phillies executive
  • Karl Betz (1907-1942), German Major in the Wehrmacht during World War II, recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
  • Paul Otto Ferdinand Betz (1895-1944), German Generalmajor in the Wehrmacht during World War II, recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
  • Franz Betz (1835-1900), German bass-baritone opera singer
  • Albert Betz (1885-1968), German Engineer, pioneer of wind energy technology
  • Hans-Dieter Betz (b. 1940), German experimental physicist and emeritus professor
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Betz


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Suggested Readings for the name Betz



  • The Ancestors and Descendants of Herman Buechele and Mary Rehklau and Michael Kirchner and Barbara Betz by Ruth Buchele Doerr.

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Betz Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    9. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    10. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    11. ...

    The Betz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Betz 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 29 April 2016 at 13:41.

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