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Ertel History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Ertel surname is the South German form of a name derived from the Old High German word "ort," meaning the "point of a sword or spear."

Early Origins of the Ertel family


The surname Ertel was first found in Bavaria and Austria, where the Ertel form was frequent. Early records include Orto of Mendfeld, said to have been living in 1260 in Wertheim, Main; and Thietrich an dem Orte, a resident of Basel, in 1271.

Early History of the Ertel family


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Ertel Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Ertl, Ertelt, Erdtel and others.

Early Notables of the Ertel family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Ertel family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ertel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Valentin Ertel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1739 [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)
  • Valentine Ertel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1762 [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)

Ertel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Bernhard Ertel, who arrived in Cincinnati, Oh in 1869-1870 [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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Ertel (post 1700)


  • Allen Edward Ertel (1937-2015), American Democratic politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania (1977-1983)
  • Hans Ertel (1904-1971), German natural scientist, pioneer in geophysics, meteorology and hydrodynamics

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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)

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