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Ditmer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The name Ditmer is the German form of the Latin name Theudoricus, and it is composed of the Old German word "diot," which in Modern German is "volk" and means "people" or "race" and the Old German word "mar," which means "popular," "famous," or "big."

Early Origins of the Ditmer family


The surname Ditmer was first found in Regensburg, Bavaria, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. 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 Ditmer family


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Another 115 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1150, 1781 and 1789 are included under the topic Early Ditmer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Ditmer Spelling Variations


One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Ditmer include Detmer, Dettmer, Dettmann (Hamburg, Mecklenburg), Tidemore, Detmar, Dedmer, Didmer and many more.

Early Notables of the Ditmer family (pre 1700)


Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ditmer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Ditmer family to the New World and Oceana


Thousands of German settlers came to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. The hardships of the long voyage were balanced by the opportunity to escape poverty and religious persecution. The descendents of these settlers still populate the states of Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Many also live in Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Ditmer or a variant listed above:

Ditmer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Ditmer, who settled in Philadelphia in 1806
  • Jacob Ditmer, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1806 [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)
  • John Ditmer, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Maryland 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)
  • John Ditmer, who arrived in Allegany County, Maryland in 1839

Contemporary Notables of the name Ditmer (post 1700)


  • Dorcas Ditmer, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2000, 2004 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 25) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Dodie Ditmer, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1996 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 25) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  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 25) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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