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Feith History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Feith family


The surname Feith was first found in Austria, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs. The name was taken from St. Veit (in Latin, Vitus) who was the patron saint protecting against fire and lightning.

Early History of the Feith family


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Feith Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Veith, Veit, Veidt, Veid, Vietsch, Feidt, Feit, Veitl, Veitel, Vaith and many more.

Early Notables of the Feith family (pre 1700)


During this period prominent bearers of the name Feith were Joseph Veith, who was a prominent librarian in Tyrol. Isak Veith was an eminent doctor and physician in Hall, and...
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Migration of the Feith family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Feith Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alexander Feith (Faith), who settled in Philadelphia in 1862
  • Edward Feith, who arrived in Mississippi 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)
  • Gustav Feith, who landed in Mississippi in 1876 [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 Feith (post 1700)


  • Greg Feith, former Air Safety Investigator with the NTSB
  • Pieter Feith (b. 1945), Dutch diplomat
  • Herbert Feith (1930-2001), Australian academic and world leading scholar of Indonesian politics
  • Constant Feith (1884-1958), Dutch athlete
  • Rhijnvis Feith (1753-1824), Dutch poet

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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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