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Bitzer Early Origins



The surname Bitzer 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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Bitzer Spelling Variations


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Bitzer 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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Bitzer Early History


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Bitzer Early History



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

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Bitzer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bitzer Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Bitzer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Balthass Bitzer, who arrived in America in 1740
  • Hans Baltes Bitzer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1746
  • Johannes Bitzer, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Anna Bitzer, who came to Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Lucia Bitzer, who arrived in America in 1750
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bitzer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frederick F Bitzer, aged 24, arrived in Mobile, Ala in 1853
  • John Bitzer, who landed in Colorado in 1884

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bitzer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bitzer (post 1700)



  • Edmond Conrad Bitzer (b. 1905), American metallurgical engineer
  • Donald Bitzer, American engineer, Research Professor in the Department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University, best known as the inventor of the plasma display
  • Georg William "Billy" Bitzer (1872-1944), American pioneering cinematographer
  • Lloyd Bitzer (b. 1931), Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin–Madison College of Letters and Science

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    4. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    10. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    11. ...

    The Bitzer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bitzer 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 26 September 2013 at 18:00.

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