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The distinguished surname Detwiller was first found in Basel, Switzerland.

Detwiller Early Origins



The surname Detwiller 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.

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Detwiller Spelling Variations


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Detwiller Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Detwyler, Detweiler, Dettwyler, Dettweiller, Detwiler and many more.

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Detwiller Early History


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Detwiller Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Detwiller research. Another 181 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 138 and 1386 are included under the topic Early Detwiller History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Detwiller Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Detwiller Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Detwiller 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:

Detwiller Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Detwiller, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1817 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • H J Detwiller, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1875 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Detwiller (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Detwiller (post 1700)



  • Dennis Detwiller (b. 1972), American computer game designer, founding member of Pagan Publishing

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Detwiller Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
  4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  5. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
  6. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
  7. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
  8. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
  9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
  10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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The Detwiller Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Detwiller 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 9 January 2013 at 17:09.

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