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De witte Early Origins



The surname De witte was first found in the western Netherlands near the city of Dordecht. This very old city dates back to at least 1120 and one of the first records of the surname was Jan de Witte, a patrician who lived around 1295.

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De witte Spelling Variations


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De witte Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Witt, Witte, De Witt, De Witte, De Wit, Dewitt and others.

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De witte Early History


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De witte Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De witte research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1672, 1548, 1621, 1545, 1622, 1589, 1674, 1573, 1637, 1619, 1621, 1624, 1681, 1625, 1672, 1618, 1676, 1623, 1672, 1625, 1672, 1623, 1677, 1696 and 1769 are included under the topic Early De witte History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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De witte Early Notables (pre 1700)


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De witte Early Notables (pre 1700)



From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Jacob Fransz de Witt (1548-1621), Burgemeester of Dordrecht, member of the States of Holland; Cornelis Fransz de Witt (1545-1622), Burgemeester and regent of Dordrecht, member of the States of Holland and West Friesland; Jacob de Witt, heer van...

Another 105 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early De witte 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:

De witte Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Dirk DeWitte, aged 17, arrived in New York, NY in 1847
  • Janna DeWitte, aged 4, landed in New York, NY in 1847
  • Jeanette DeWitte, aged 7, arrived in New York, NY in 1847
  • Johanna DeWitte, aged 34, landed in New York, NY in 1847
  • Peter DeWitte, aged 58, arrived in New York, NY in 1847
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    5. Jameson, John Franklin. Narratives of New Netherland 1609-1664. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. Print.
    6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    9. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    11. ...

    The De witte Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The De witte 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 4 January 2014 at 15:27.

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