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Deets Early Origins



The surname Deets was first found in Hessen, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. Diez, the geographical origin of the name, is a town with a castle (later a prison) that belonged to the counts of Nassau-Dillenburg, in what was Hesse-Nassau. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

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Deets Spelling Variations


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Deets Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Diez, Diets, Diedse, Dietze, Diets, Deetz and others.

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Deets Early History


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Deets Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Deets research. Another 126 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1765, 1786, 1794, and 1876 are included under the topic Early Deets History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Deets Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Deets Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent figures of the time who bore the name Deets were Heinrich Friedrich Dietz, ennobled 1786, who was a diplomat stationed in Constantinople (now Instanbul); he later donated...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Deets 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 or some of its variants were: Anna Dietz, age 40; who settled in New York state in 1876; Conrad Dietz who arrived with his wife and children in America in 1738; and Jacob Dietz, age 20.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Deets (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Deets (post 1700)



  • John D. Deets, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1948

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Deets Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    2. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    3. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    10. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
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    The Deets Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Deets 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 11 November 2015 at 10:56.

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