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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. 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. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    6. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    7. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    11. ...

    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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