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Deitz Early Origins



The surname Deitz 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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Deitz Spelling Variations


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Deitz Spelling Variations



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

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Deitz Early History


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Deitz Early History



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

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Deitz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Deitz Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent figures of the time who bore the name Deitz 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 Deitz 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:

Deitz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Deitz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1748
  • Johan Michel Deitz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1748
  • John Deitz, who landed in New York in 1798

Deitz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lewis Deitz, aged 35, landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1839
  • Christopher Deitz, who landed in Somerset County, Pennsylvania in 1839
  • Antoine Deitz, aged 22, arrived in Missouri in 1840
  • Mois Deitz, who arrived in New York, NY in 1847
  • Rosa Deitz, who landed 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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Contemporary Notables of the name Deitz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Deitz (post 1700)



  • Alonzo Edward Deitz (1836-1921), American lock manufacturer who founded the A. E. Deitz lock company
  • Terry Deitz (b. 1959), American pilot, television host, and former contestant on the American reality television show Survivor: Panama
  • Thomas Franklin Deitz (1952-2009), American novelist
  • Shane Alan Deitz (b. 1975), Australian first-class cricketer

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Deitz Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    2. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    11. ...

    The Deitz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Deitz 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 August 2015 at 00:49.

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