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Feltz Early Origins



The surname Feltz was first found in Bavaria, where the name Fels was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Feltz Spelling Variations


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Feltz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fels, Felsach, Felsberg, Felsels, Felss, Feltz, Feltzman, Felsner, Felsen, Felser, Felsmann, Feltsner and many more.

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Feltz Early History


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Feltz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Feltz research. Another 199 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1757, 1767 and 1868 are included under the topic Early Feltz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Feltz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Feltz Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Feltz 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:

Feltz Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Feltz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1744
  • Henrich Feltz, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Hans Feltz, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • Hans Feltz settled in Pennsylvania in 1752

Feltz Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Feltz came to New Orleans sometime between 1844 and 1882
  • Jean Feltz arrived in New York, NY in 1852
  • Jean Feltz, aged 29, arrived in New York, NY in 1852
  • John Feltz arrived in Buffalo, NY sometime between 1891 and 1892
  • Mathias Feltz came to Minnesota sometime between 1891 and 1892
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Feltz Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Harman Feltz arrived in Ontario in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Feltz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Feltz (post 1700)



  • Vanessa Feltz (b. 1962), English journalist and broadcaster

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Feltz Family Crest Products


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Feltz Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    6. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    10. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    11. ...

    The Feltz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Feltz 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 27 February 2014 at 13:24.

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