The distinguished surname Dettwyler was first found in Basel, Switzerland.
Early Origins of the Dettwyler family
The surname Dettwyler was first found in Basel, Switzerland
, where the name Detweiler could be seen as having made a major contribution to the feudal
society which became the backbone of early development of Europe. As the name became prominent in local
affairs, it branched into many houses which played important roles in the savage tribal and national conflicts, as each group sought politcal dominance.
Early History of the Dettwyler family
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Dettwyler Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Detwyler, Detweiler, Dettwyler, Dettweiller, Detwiler and many more.
Early Notables of the Dettwyler family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dettwyler family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Dettweiler came to Philadelphia in 1754. Jost Dettweiller arrived in 1764; Charles Dettwiler in 1876; while Melchior Detwyler, age 37; arrived in 1736..