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Diedrich History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Diedrich surname derives from the Germanic personal name Tederich (Theudoricus), which was composed of the elements "theud," meaning "people," or "race," and "ric," meaning "powerful."


Early Origins of the Diedrich family


The surname Diedrich was first found in Switzerland, where the name Dietrich emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. The popularity of the name can be traced back to the major figure of Theodrich the Great, King of the Goths in the 5th century. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

Early History of the Diedrich family


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Diedrich Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Dieterich (Austria), Dietrich, Dittrich (Silesia), Diterich, Deeterich, Dieterick, Diterichs, Diterig and many more.

Early Notables of the Diedrich family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Diedrich family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Diedrich Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hannus Diedrich, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1738 [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)
  • Johan Peter Diedrich, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750 [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)
  • Wilhelm Diedrich, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750 [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)
  • Henrich Christoph Diedrich, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753 [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)

Diedrich Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Friderike Diedrich, who arrived in America in 1839 [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)
  • Ernst Diedrich, who landed in America in 1845 [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)
  • Heinrich Diedrich, who arrived in Texas in 1846 [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)
  • Christian Diedrich settled with his wife and 5 children in Texas in 1846
  • Anna Diedrich, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850 [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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Diedrich Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Fda Diedrich, aged 30, who landed in America from Halevree, Germany, in 1904
  • Carl Diedrich, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Berlin, Germany, in 1908
  • Franj Diedrich, aged 24, who emigrated to America from Mandorf, Germany, in 1912
  • August Diedrich, aged 52, who landed in America from Lehe, Germany, in 1914
  • Emma Diedrich, aged 54, who emigrated to the United States from Berlin, Germany, in 1921
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Contemporary Notables of the name Diedrich (post 1700)


  • Michael Diedrich, American Prime Time Emmy Award winning Hollywood animator
  • Friedrich Diedrich (1935-2015), German Roman Catholic theologian
  • Bruno Diedrich (b. 1939), German Film Award in Gold winning actor
  • Charlotte Diedrich, German-born, Costa Rican coffee supplier, founder of Diedrich Coffee
  • John Diedrich (b. 1953), Australian actor and producer
  • Carl Diedrich Sr., founder of Diedrich Manufacturing, Idaho
  • Diedrich Bader (b. 1966), American actor and comedian, known for his roles Office Space, Napoleon Dynamite, The Drew Carey Show, Veep and the Outsourced
  • Diedrich Willers Jr. (1833-1908), American Democrat politician, Secretary of State of New York
  • Diedrich Bruns (1897-1988), highly decorated German Oberstleutnant der Reserves in the Wehrmacht during World War II
  • Diedrich Willers Jr. (b. 1833), American Democrat politician, Secretary of State of New York, 1874-75; Defeated, 1871; Member of New York State Assembly from Seneca County, 1878 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Historic Events for the Diedrich family



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  • Heinz Diedrich (1922-1941), German Funkgefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details

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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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details


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